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ERIC Number: ED332398
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 400
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-13-002072-9
The Abilities of Gifted Children.
Pendarvis, Edwina D.; And Others
The book is designed as the primary text for courses that consider the nature of giftedness. It offers a strong introduction to the study of gifted education, and is accessible to both undergraduate and graduate students. Chapters address the following topics: the study of gifted students; heredity and environment; intelligence constructs; creativity constructs; adulthood--eminence, leadership, and careers; academically talented children; children with talent in the visual and performing arts; typical gifted development; precocious development; inhibited development--underachievement; unfair discrimination, poverty, and minority gifted children; and methods of talent development. Extensive references are included. (DB)
Prentice-Hall, Prentice Hall Bldg., Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 ($36.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A