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Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Editor Surname, Editor Forename, editor(s). Title. Publisher, Year Published.


Gillies, Robyn M., et al., editors. The Teacher's Role In Implementing Cooperative Learning In The Classroom. Springer, 2008.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname Page Number)


"access their existing knowledge about the topic, clarify their understanding and translate it into terms familiar," (Gillies et al. 12).

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