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ERIC Number: EJ677967
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0278-3193
To Produce or Not To Produce? Understanding Boredom and the Honor in Underachievement.
Kanevsky, Lannie; Keighley, Tacey
Roeper Review, v26 n1 p20-28 Fall 2003
A study explored factors contributing to the boredom of three gifted adolescents who had gradually disengaged from classroom learning. Five interdependent features emerged that distinguished boring experiences from learning experiences: control, choice, challenge, complexity, and caring teachers. Students felt the honorable action in response to an inappropriate curriculum was disengagement. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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