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Model Switching in a Learning Environment based on Multiple Models. / Sime, Julie-Ann.

In: Interactive Learning Environments, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1998, p. 109-124.

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Sime, Julie-Ann. / Model Switching in a Learning Environment based on Multiple Models. In: Interactive Learning Environments. 1998 ; Vol. 5, No. 1. pp. 109-124.

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