ERIC Number: EJ608041
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Musical Talent: Innate or Acquired? Perceptions of Students, Parents, and Teachers.
Evans, Robert J.; Bickel, Robert; Pendarvis, Edwina D.
Gifted Child Quarterly, v44 n2 p80-90 Spr 2000
A survey of 125 musically gifted adolescents, 123 parents, and 88 teachers found students believed their success was due to inborn ability and hard work, parents attributed their children's musical accomplishments to encouragement provided by family and friends, and teachers attributed students' musical development to innate talent, hard work, and schooling. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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