Understanding Student Differences

@article{Felder2005UnderstandingSD,
  title={Understanding Student Differences},
  author={Richard M. Felder and Rebecca Brent},
  journal={Journal of Engineering Education},
  year={2005},
  volume={94}
}
Students have different levels of motivation, different attitudes about teaching and learning, and different responses to specific classroom environments and instructional practices. The more thoroughly instructors understand the differences, the better chance they have of meeting the diverse learning needs of all of their students. Three categories of diversity that have been shown to have important implications for teaching and learning are differences in students' learning styles… 

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