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Citation Formats
F. Erden, “A course on gender equity in education: Does it affect gender role attitudes of preservice teachers?,” TEACHING AND TEACHER EDUCATION, pp. 409–414, 2009, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/40255.