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Cultural ways of constructing knowledge: the role of identities in online group discussions

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Cultural ways of constructing knowledge : the role of identities in online group discussions. / Oztok, Murat.

In: International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, Vol. 11, No. 2, 06.2016, p. 157-186.

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Oztok, M 2016, 'Cultural ways of constructing knowledge: the role of identities in online group discussions', International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 157-186. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11412-016-9233-7

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Oztok, M. (2016). Cultural ways of constructing knowledge: the role of identities in online group discussions. International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, 11(2), 157-186. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11412-016-9233-7

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Oztok M. Cultural ways of constructing knowledge: the role of identities in online group discussions. International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning. 2016 Jun;11(2):157-186. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11412-016-9233-7

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Oztok, Murat. / Cultural ways of constructing knowledge : the role of identities in online group discussions. In: International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning. 2016 ; Vol. 11, No. 2. pp. 157-186.

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