Standard Article

Individual Differences in the Classroom

  1. Tim Murphey,
  2. Joseph Falout

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0533

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Murphey, T. and Falout, J. 2012. Individual Differences in the Classroom. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Individual differences (IDs) is the notion that each individual person comprises a unique combination of aspects that might determine learning outcomes.


  • language teaching;
  • language and social interaction;
  • language in the classroom;
  • identity