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Putting the Education Back in “Educational” Apps
Presenters:
Event Date(s):
September 11, 2015 12:30 pm
| 12:30pm
Location:
Campus Center, Room 162-175, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Description:

Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D Stanley and Debra Lefkowitz Distinguished Faculty Fellow in the Department of Psychology at Temple University and Director of the Temple Infant and Child Laboratory

Friday, September 11, 2015 | 12:30 p.m.
Campus Center, Room 162-175, University of Massachusetts Amherst

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
For more information contact: http://www.umass.edu/family

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