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Digital Wellbeing Educators : A compendium of innovative practices. / Royo, Carme; Sime, Julie-Ann; Themelis, Chryssa; Sicilia, Miguel Angel.

In: E-Journal of University Lifelong Learning, Vol. 3, No. 1, 20.12.2019, p. 13-18.

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Royo C, Sime J-A, Themelis C, Sicilia MA. Digital Wellbeing Educators: A compendium of innovative practices. E-Journal of University Lifelong Learning. 2019 Dec 20;3(1):13-18.

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Royo, Carme ; Sime, Julie-Ann ; Themelis, Chryssa ; Sicilia, Miguel Angel. / Digital Wellbeing Educators : A compendium of innovative practices. In: E-Journal of University Lifelong Learning. 2019 ; Vol. 3, No. 1. pp. 13-18.

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