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Tacit knowledge in online learning: community, identity, and social capital

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Tacit knowledge in online learning : community, identity, and social capital. / Oztok, Murat.

In: Technology, Pedagogy and Education, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2013, p. 21-36.

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Oztok, Murat. / Tacit knowledge in online learning : community, identity, and social capital. In: Technology, Pedagogy and Education. 2013 ; Vol. 22, No. 1. pp. 21-36.

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