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On two collateral effects of using algorithm visualizations. / Crescenzi, Pilu; Malizia, Alessio; Verri, M. Cecilia; Diaz, Paloma; Aedo, Ignacio.

In: British Journal of Educational Technology, Vol. 42, No. 6, 11.2011.

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Crescenzi, Pilu ; Malizia, Alessio ; Verri, M. Cecilia ; Diaz, Paloma ; Aedo, Ignacio. / On two collateral effects of using algorithm visualizations. In: British Journal of Educational Technology. 2011 ; Vol. 42, No. 6.

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