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ERIC Number: EJ1204354
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1913-9020
Motivational Differences of Greek Gifted and Non-Gifted High-Achieving and Gifted Under-Achieving Students
Agaliotis, Ioannis; Kalyva, Efrosini
International Education Studies, v12 n2 p45-56 2019
This study explores the differences in the motivational profiles of under-achieving gifted students and high-achieving gifted and non-gifted students. In comparison to their high-achieving peers, under-achieving gifted students reported weaker motivational orientations, in both achievement and social goals, as well as in intrinsic motivation. Gifted high achievers reported stronger mastery, competitive, cooperative, and individual orientations than non-gifted high achievers. The findings seem to lend credence to the position that intellectual and motivational giftedness are distinct. The differences in the motivational profiles of the three groups are discussed in relation to the conceptualization of underachievement in gifted students and the differentiated academic needs of this group.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Greece
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children
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