The impact of group selection on student performance and satisfaction

@article{Mahenthiran2000TheIO,
  title={The impact of group selection on student performance and satisfaction},
  author={Sakthi Mahenthiran and Pamela J. Rouse},
  journal={International Journal of Educational Management},
  year={2000},
  volume={14},
  pages={255-265}
}
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