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ERIC Number: EJ650498
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0016-9862
Constructions of High Academic Achievement through the Analysis of Critical Events.
Koro-Ljungberg, Mirka
Gifted Child Quarterly, v46 n3 p209-23 Sum 2002
In this study, critical events in the career development of 26 Finnish Academy professors describe the trajectories of their achievement and success. Primary themes included mentors, academic years abroad, strong interest in the domain, and luck. Also described are transformative themes. Personal stories illustrate the individualistic nature of scientific achievement. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Finland