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Carnegie Mellon and Temple researchers offer fresh perspective to improve learning by taming instructional complexity

November 21, 2013

people and society graphic Carnegie Mellon University and Temple University researchers scoured educational research and found that because improved learning depends on many different factors, there are actually more than 205 trillion instructional options available. Full Story

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