ERIC Number: ED239398
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Education for the Gifted: Patterns for the Future. Proceedings, Annual Summer Conference (4th, Eugene, Oregon, July 25-27, 1983).
Oregon Univ., Eugene. Coll. of Education.
This collection consists of 11 conference papers on issues pertaining to education of talented and gifted children; 6 are from "general interest" sessions and 5 are from "special interest" sessions. The general interest papers are primarily theoretical in focus. Titles include: Julian C. Stanley's "Finding Intellectually Talented Youths and Helping Them Educationally," a historical survey of the gifted child movement culminating in a description of the author's study of mathematically precocious youth; Gwen Curran's "Creativity through Dance"; Alexinia Baldwin's "Realities, Reconciliation, Resolutions for the Gifted Child from Different Cultures"; Dorothy Sisk's "Leadership as It Relates to Gifted Education"; June Maker's "Integrating Content and Process in the Teaching of Gifted Students"; and Michael Posner's "What Is It to Be an Expert" (a study correlating expertise with semantic memory). The special interest papers focus on more practical topics. These include: Jeri Deckard's "Succeeding with Your School: Advocacy for Gifted Children," a brief guide to parental involvement; Robert Sylwester's "Brain Research and the Education of TAG Students"; Jayasri Ghosh's report on "Citizen Creativity through a Community-Based Gifted Program" (Tacoma, Washington); Joan Hladky's descriptive report on "Education of Talented and Gifted Elementary, Junior High, and High School Students in a Small School District" (Pleasant Hill, Oregon); and Mildred Robeck's guide to "Identification and Intervention in Early Childhood." (TE)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Achievement, Academic Aptitude, Academically Gifted, Acceleration (Education), Advanced Placement, Advanced Students, Dance Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Honors Curriculum, Intelligence Tests, Parent School Relationship, School Community Relationship, Talent, Talent Identification
Publications, Summer Conferences, Office of the Dean, College of Education, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 ($5.00 prepaid or purchase order; make checks payable to Summer Conferences).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oregon Univ., Eugene. Coll. of Education.