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ERIC Number: ED001138
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 30
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A CONFERENCE ON RESEARCH ON THE EDUCATION OF GIFTED CHILDREN.
GALLAGHER, JAMES J.
THE OBJECTIVES WERE TO EXPLORE NEEDS AND TRENDS IN RESEARCH, TO LOCATE EXAMPLES OF RESEARCH SHOWING DIRECTION FOR FURTHER INVESTIGATION, AND TO EXCHANGE IDEAS. THERE WERE THREE GENERALLY ACCEPTED ASSUMPTIONS THAT GENERATED MANY IDEAS FOR RESEARCH IN THE AREA OF THE EDUCATION OF GIFTED CHILDREN AS WELL AS THE CHILDREN AT ALL LEVELS OF ABILITY. THESE WERE--(1) INTELLECTUAL TALENT SHOULD BE CONSIDERED MULTIDIMENSIONAL AND NEEDS TO BE IN SOME RESPECTS REDEFINED, (2) INTELLECTUAL TALENTS ARE, TO AN UNKNOWN EXTENT, CAPABLE OF MODIFICATION, AND (3) THERE EXISTS A CLOSE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MOTIVATIONAL AND PERSONALITY VARIABLES AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTELLECTUAL ABILITIES. GIFTEDNESS, FACTORS RELATED TO COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT, SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT, THE CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED, RESEARCH STRATEGIES, AND MISCELLANEOUS PROBLEMS WERE THE AREAS DISCUSSED.
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Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Inst. of Research for Exceptional Children.
Identifiers: ILLINOIS; Illinois (Urbana)