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Coding skills as a success factor for a society. / Tuomi, Pauliina; Multisilta, Jari; Saarikoski, Petri; Suominen, Jaakko.

In: Education and Information Technologies, 06.05.2017.

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Tuomi, P, Multisilta, J, Saarikoski, P & Suominen, J 2017, 'Coding skills as a success factor for a society', Education and Information Technologies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-017-9611-4

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Tuomi, P., Multisilta, J., Saarikoski, P., & Suominen, J. (2017). Coding skills as a success factor for a society. Education and Information Technologies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-017-9611-4

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Tuomi P, Multisilta J, Saarikoski P, Suominen J. Coding skills as a success factor for a society. Education and Information Technologies. 2017 May 6. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-017-9611-4

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Tuomi, Pauliina ; Multisilta, Jari ; Saarikoski, Petri ; Suominen, Jaakko. / Coding skills as a success factor for a society. In: Education and Information Technologies. 2017.

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