Developing reflective teachers : a study on perception and improvement of reflection in pre-service teacher education ping program and testing its effectiveness

Erginel, Senem Şanal
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S. Ş. Erginel, “Developing reflective teachers : a study on perception and improvement of reflection in pre-service teacher education ping program and testing its effectiveness ,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 2006.