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What is the influence of teacher-student relationships on learning?

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Roger Saul

Roger Saul is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of New Brunswick, where he writes and teaches about educational foundations, cultural studies, critical theory, and socio-cultural influences on teaching and learning. He is the recent co-editor of Education in North America (Bloomsbury Press, 2015).

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