ERIC Number: ED493356
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Reference Count: 0
Profiles of Influence in Gifted Education
Karnes, Frances A., Ed.; Nugent, Stephanie A., Ed.
National Association for Gifted Children (NJ3)
This book, written to coincide with the 50th Anniversary the National Association for Gifted Children, recognizes many of the most prominent contributors to the field of gifted education over the past century. Those included are pioneers such as Lewis M. Terman and Leta S. Hollingworth, Julian Stanley, and Paul Torrance, through to more contemporary figures such as Tracy Cross, Joseph S. Renzulli, Donna Ford, and Joyce VanTassel-Baska. Included for each person profiled is a list of their contributions, influences, and publications. Also profiled are the major national and international organizations and association associated with gifted education. This is a fascinating examination of the figures that have shaped the field of gifted and talented education.
Descriptors: Profiles, Talent, International Organizations, Academically Gifted, Educational History, Influences
National Association for Gifted Children. 1707 L Street NW Suite 550, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-785-4268; Fax: 202-785-4248; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.nagc.org/index.aspx?id=34&pb.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for Gifted Children, St. Paul, MN.