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Cognitive, educational and psychological determinants of prospective preschool teachers’ beliefs. / Blömeke, Sigrid; Dunekacke, Simone; Jenßen, Lars.

In: European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, Vol. 25, No. 6, 2017, p. 885-903.

Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal articles

Harvard

Blömeke, S, Dunekacke, S & Jenßen, L 2017, 'Cognitive, educational and psychological determinants of prospective preschool teachers’ beliefs' European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, vol 25, no. 6, pp. 885-903. DOI: 10.1080/1350293X.2017.1380885

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Blömeke, S., Dunekacke, S., & Jenßen, L. (2017). Cognitive, educational and psychological determinants of prospective preschool teachers’ beliefs. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 25(6), 885-903. DOI: 10.1080/1350293X.2017.1380885

Vancouver

Blömeke S, Dunekacke S, Jenßen L. Cognitive, educational and psychological determinants of prospective preschool teachers’ beliefs. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal. 2017;25(6):885-903. Available from, DOI: 10.1080/1350293X.2017.1380885

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