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Individual Differences in the Classroom: A Psychological Perspective


by Thomas L. Good & Deborah J. Stipek — 1983

Because problems posed by student diversity have been discussed in the educational literature for many decades, we begin with a brief and selective review of the history of educators' efforts to deal with those problems. We turn later to more recent research on two dimensions of individual differences—ability and cognitive style—chosen to illustrate among other things, the impossibility of finding one best solution to student variability, even within a specific dimension.


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This article originally appeared in NSSE Yearbook Vol. 82, No. 1


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 84 Number 5, 1983, p. 9-43
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19055, Date Accessed: 12/13/2017 10:11:04 AM

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  • Thomas Good
    University of Missouri-Columbia
    THOMAS L. GOOD is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Missouri and Research Associate at the Center for Research in Social Behavior at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
  • Deborah Stipek
    University of California, Los Angeles
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    DEBORAH J. STIPEK is a Professor at the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles.
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