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Teaching as the emergent event of an ecological process: Complexity and choices in one-to-one programmes

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Teaching as the emergent event of an ecological process: Complexity and choices in one-to-one programmes. / Miranda, Lyana; Pischetola, Magda.

In: Explorations in Media Ecology, Vol. 19, No. 4, 01.12.2020, p. 503-519.

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