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Implementation of innovations in higher education: the case of competency-based training in Ghana

Boahin, P. & Hofman, W. H. A., 2012, In : Innovations in Education and Teaching International. 49, 3, p. 283-293 11 p.

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Boahin, P., & Hofman, W. H. A. (2012). Implementation of innovations in higher education: the case of competency-based training in Ghana. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 49(3), 283-293. https://doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2012.703021

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Boahin, Peter ; Hofman, W. H. Adriaan. / Implementation of innovations in higher education : the case of competency-based training in Ghana. In: Innovations in Education and Teaching International. 2012 ; Vol. 49, No. 3. pp. 283-293.

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Boahin, P & Hofman, WHA 2012, 'Implementation of innovations in higher education: the case of competency-based training in Ghana', Innovations in Education and Teaching International, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 283-293. https://doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2012.703021

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Implementation of innovations in higher education : the case of competency-based training in Ghana. / Boahin, Peter; Hofman, W. H. Adriaan.

In: Innovations in Education and Teaching International, Vol. 49, No. 3, 2012, p. 283-293.

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Boahin P, Hofman WHA. Implementation of innovations in higher education: the case of competency-based training in Ghana. Innovations in Education and Teaching International. 2012;49(3):283-293. https://doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2012.703021


BibTeX

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