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Tech tally : approaches to assessing technological literacy / Committee on Assessing Technological Literacy in the United States ; Elsa Garmire and Greg Pearson, editors.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-309-10183-2 (hardcover) — ISBN 0-309-66003-3 (pdf) 1. Technical education—United States—Evaluation. 2. Technological literacy—United States. I. Garmire, E. II. Pearson, Greg. III. National Academy of Engineering. Committee on Assessing Technological Literacy in the United States. IV. Title.
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