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Direct from the source: the value of 'think-aloud' data in understanding learning

@article{Young2009DirectFT,
  title={Direct from the source: the value of 'think-aloud' data in understanding learning},
  author={Kirsty Young},
  journal={The Journal of Educational Enquiry},
  year={2009},
  volume={6}
}
  • Kirsty Young
  • Published 26 June 2009
  • Education
  • The Journal of Educational Enquiry
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