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ERIC Number: ED017978
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Nov-13
Pages: 12
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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THE URGENCY FOR INDIVIDUALIZING INSTRUCTION.
BABCOCK, CHESTER D.
THIS PAPER EXAMINES THE RATIONALE FOR GREATER INDIVIDUALIZATION OF INSTRUCTION AND CONSIDERS MEANS OF ACHIEVING THAT GOAL. THE AUTHOR RECOMMENDS THAT ADMINISTRATORS (1) RE-EXAMINE THEIR OWN CONCEPT OF THE CENTRAL PURPOSE OF EDUCATION, (2) REDEFINE THEIR DEFINITION OF ACHIEVEMENT, (3) GROUP STUDENTS ONLY IN TERMS OF ACHIEVEMENT IN A PARTICULAR DISCIPLINE, (4) RECOGNIZE THAT THE SELF-CONCEPT IS A MAJOR FACTOR IN MOTIVATION AND ACHIEVEMENT, (5) MAKE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS A VARIETY OF LEARNING RESOURCES, AND (6) PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH THE TIME AND OPPORTUNITY TO THINK FOR THEMSELVES. THIS PAPER WAS PRESENTED AT THE NORTHWEST DRIVE-IN CONFERENCE ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP (SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, NOVEMBER 13, 1967). (DG)
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Identifiers: Washington (Spokane)