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Authentic Learning:
A Practical Introduction & Guide for Implementation

Clif Mims

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About The Author:

Clif Mims taught elementary and middle school for seven years and has been teaching preservice education courses related to technology integration for three years. He received both his B.A. in Elementary Education and M.Ed. in Elementary Administration from Harding University in Searcy, AR. He is a Ph.D. candidate in Instructional Technology at the University of Georgia and served as a temporary faculty member in 2001-2002. His research interests include K-12 technology curriculum integration and preservice education.

Email: cmims@uga.edu

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