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Introduction (Individualizing Instruction)

by Fred T. Tyler - 1962

Today we seem to accept the idea of individual differences. Yet, one sometimes wonders. Theorists describe learning in terms of averages. However, the basic data reveal that the course of learning may vary from pupil to pupil. If we apply general rules, we may ignore the individual: One man's meat may be another's poison, even in an intellectual diet.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 61, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 63 Number 9, 1962, p. 1-10
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19795, Date Accessed: 9/22/2021 8:28:02 AM

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  • Fred Tyler
    University of California, Berkeley
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    FRED T. TYLER is a professor of education at the University of California, Berkeley.
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