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The transformative potential of action research and ICT in the Second Language (L2) classroom

Published Online: 30 Dec 2015
Volume & Issue: Volume 2 (2015) - Issue 2 (December 2015)
Page range: 49 - 59
Received: 01 Jul 2015
Accepted: 01 Oct 2015
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