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ERIC Number: EJ1005760
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jun
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-0162-3532
Exploring Children's Passion for Learning in Six Domains
Coleman, Laurence J.; Guo, Aige
Journal for the Education of the Gifted, v36 n2 p155-175 Jun 2013
Passion for learning (PFL) in children is a phenomenon that is little understood. The experience of PFL was studied with phenomenological and qualitative modes of inquiry. Case studies of six domains (acting, reading, filmmaking, spelling, math, and preaching) describe how the passion developed using the voices of children and parents. Their stories support variations in development across domains. The study demonstrates a fertile field for future research into domain-specific learning and advanced development. (Contains 8 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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