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ERIC Number: EJ556958
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1077-4610
Gifted Students' Attitudes and Perceptions of the Gifted Label, Special Programs, and Peer Relations.
Feldhusen, John F.; Dai, David Yun
Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, v9 n1 p15-20 Fall 1997
A questionnaire administered to 305 gifted students, ages 9-17, enrolled in a summer program, examined perceptions and attitudes related to the gifted label and available educational opportunities. Analysis of responses yielded four factors: (1) acceptance of the gifted label; (2) perception of ability as incremental; (3) preference for challenging educational opportunities; and (4) perceived social links to nongifted peers. (LC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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