Relationships between emotional climate and the fluency of classroom interactions

  title={Relationships between emotional climate and the fluency of classroom interactions},
  author={K. Tobin and Stephen M. Ritchie and Jennifer L. Oakley and Victoria Mergard and P. Hudson},
  journal={Learning Environments Research},
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