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Reconceptualizing the pedagogical value of student facilitation. / Oztok, Murat.

In: Interactive Learning Environments, Vol. 24, No. 1, 01.2016, p. 85-95.

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Oztok, Murat. / Reconceptualizing the pedagogical value of student facilitation. In: Interactive Learning Environments. 2016 ; Vol. 24, No. 1. pp. 85-95.

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