ERIC Number: ED040654
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Sep
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Who is Talented? An Analysis of Achievement.
Elton, Charles F.; Shevel, Linda R.
Students who scored very high, very low, and average on the ACT test were compared on their responses to 48 items of six nonacademic achievement scales. The six categories were: leadership, music, drama and speech, art, writing, and science. Significant, though slight, relationships were found between academic ability and several specific nonacademic achievements. Some items within single scales were positively related to academic ability; others in the same scale were negatively related or not related. Some significant relationships for one sex were not significant for the other. The results implied that the relationship between academic talent and any nonacademic talent depends, at least in part, on the specific achievements chosen to define the talent. (Author/AF)
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Authoring Institution: American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA. Research and Development Div.