ERIC Number: ED270929
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-May
Reference Count: 0
Study of Indices Used in the Identification Procedure for Gifted Students.
Perryman, Lynne B.
Nine indices were compared for their ability to discriminate gifted and non-gifted students (N=5,647 in grades K-12). Correlation procedures and discriminant analysis were used to examine the following indices: (1) group IQ test scores; (2) individual full scale IQ test score; (3) individual verbal IQ test score; (4) individual performance IQ test score; (5) teacher rating scale; (6) Metropolitan Achievement Test--Reading Comprehension; (7) Metropolitan Achievement Test--Math; (8) parent questionnaire; and (9) class population assessment. The discriminant analysis procedure determined that the variables of Wechsler Intelligence Scale--Revised Full Scale, parent questionnaire, and teacher nomination were the strongest discriminators between gifted and nongifted students. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Angleton Independent School District, TX.
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