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Publication information: Book title: The Importance of Learning Styles:Understanding the Implications for Learning, Course Design, and Education. Contributors: Serbrenia J. Sims - Editor, Ronald R. Sims - Editor. Publisher: Greenwood Press. Place of publication: Westport, CT. Publication year: 1995. Page number: 208.
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