ERIC Number: ED238240
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Use of the D-48 Test to Identify Gifted Disadvantaged Third- and Fourth-Grade Elementary School Children.
Haznedar, Binnur Koklu; Chissom, Brad S.
The D-48 Test, a nonverbal intelligence test, was administered to 239 third and fourth graders identified as culturally disadvantaged. Four of 124 third graders and 13 of 115 fourth graders were selected as gifted by the D-48 Test according to standards established through a preliminary investigation. The Standard Progressive Matrices (SPM), Piagetian Assessment Tasks (PAT), and the Stanford Binet Intelligence Test (SBIT) were then administered to the children who had been identified as gifted by the D-48 Test. Results indicated that all children identified as gifted by the D-48 Test were also identified by PAT. All third graders and 76.9% of the fourth graders were also identified as gifted by SPM. However, only 50% of the third graders and 7.6% of the fourth graders were chosen as gifted by SBIT. Results supported the anticipated outcome that the SBIT would not be useful in selecting disadvantaged gifted children. The D-48 Test, on the other hand, appeared to represent a viable screening instrument for identifying disadvantaged gifted children. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: D 48; Piagetian Tasks; Standard Progressive Matrices; Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale