ERIC Number: ED131618
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Self-Directed Study Guide on the Education of the Gifted and the Talented.
Treffinger, Donald J.; Curl, Clifford D.
Intended for parents and educators, the self-directed study guide provides objectives, resources, and quizzes on the education and creative development of gifted and talented youth. Contained in each of the 19 topic guides are the following components: topic organizer, minimum content objectives, topic rationale, preinstructional self-quiz, bibliography, recommended projects and activities, and a final self-quiz. Presented in Unit I are topic guides on a general introduction, nature and measurement of intelligence, and intellectual development. Unit II provides guides to aspects of gifted and talented education: student characteristics, student problems, student identification, cultural differences, instructional procedures, educational programs, parental roles, and evaluation procedures. Unit III, on creativity, contains guides to the following topics: theories and definitions, identification and measurement, characteristics, social and cultural influences, educational programs, the teacher's role, design of instruction, and educational innovations. Answer keys to the preinstruction quizzes are provided in the back of the handbook. (PT)
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Bibliographies, Cognitive Development, Creativity, Cultural Differences, Definitions, Educational Methods, Educational Needs, Educational Programs, Gifted, Intelligence Tests, Maturation, Parent Role, Resource Materials, Student Characteristics, Study Guides, Talent Identification, Teacher Education, Theories
Ventura County Superintendent of Schools, Ventura, California 93001 ($6.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National/State Leadership Training Inst. on the Gifted and Talented, Los Angeles, CA.