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- DescriptionThe Importance of Average drives home the reality that average intellectual ability is t synymous with mediocrity. Under the right conditions, average ability can potentially lead to professional excellence and exceptionalism. Archaic psychological and social constructs are examined as they are shown to limit student achievement. Ability, effort, and luck are discussed as possible motivational predictors that contribute to average student success. Education policy must change in order to serve as a corrective against indifference toward average students.
- Author BiographyStephen J. Farenga is professor of human development and learning at Dowling College. Daniel Ness is associate professor of human development and learning at Dowling College. Dale D. Johnson is professor of literacy education at Dowling College. Bonnie Johnson is professor of human development and learning at Dowling College.
- Author(s)Bonnie Johnson,Dale D. Johnson,Daniel Ness,Stephen Farenga
- PublisherRowman & Littlefield
- Date of Publication26/04/2011
- SubjectEducation & Teaching
- Place of PublicationLanham, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintRowman & Littlefield Publishers
- Content Notefigures
- Weight358 g
- Width156 mm
- Height232 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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