A study explores cooperative learning at a distance

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Antonio Calvani
Paolo Sorzio
Bianca Maria Varisco


Discussion on the distance between the communities' information and the ideal way in which it is achieved in practice: the experiences of two groups that have worked together without ever meeting.

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