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Variation in academics' accounts of tutorials. / Ashwin, Paul.

In: Studies in Higher Education, Vol. 31, No. 6, 2006, p. 651-665.

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Ashwin, Paul. / Variation in academics' accounts of tutorials. In: Studies in Higher Education. 2006 ; Vol. 31, No. 6. pp. 651-665.

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