A Neo-Kohlbergian Approach: The DIT and Schema Theory

  title={A Neo-Kohlbergian Approach: The DIT and Schema Theory},
  author={James R. Rest and Darcia Narvaez and Muriel J. Bebeau and Stephen J. Thoma},
  journal={Educational Psychology Review},
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