Individual Differences among College Freshmen

by Harold Webster, Martin A. Trow & T. R. McConnell - 1962

Student development requires for its understanding repeated observations of the same persons over many years. Without some knowledge of what students are like initially, we can neither determine how they change during college nor how educational processes should be adapted to individual characteristics and potentialities. The purpose of this chapter is to describe some important characteristics of Freshman students which are educationally significant.

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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. 145-163 ID Number: 19837, Date Accessed: 10/26/2021 4:53:45 PM

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