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ERIC Number: EJ886882
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Aug
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 50
ISSN: ISSN-1533-2276
A Survey of Korean Elementary Teachers' Perceptions of and In-Service Needs for Gifted Education
Kim, HeeJung; Gentry, Marcia
Gifted and Talented International, v23 n1 p61-79 Aug 2008
The purpose of this study was to examine Korean elementary teachers' knowledge of and interest in gifted education, in-service training needs, and perceptions of gifted education to provide implications for developing in-service teacher training programs. "Korean elementary teachers completed the survey, Korean Elementary Teachers: Perceptions of Gifted Education and In-service Needs in Gifted Education". The results of this study show teacher training is an essential factor for improving knowledge of and interest in gifted education. When in-service training for gifted education is planned, the findings of this study can help provide guidelines for the training including employing qualified staff who are experts in the gifted education field, developing appropriate length of training sessions, finding the best time for training, and providing relevant content during training. (Contains 9 tables.)
World Council for Gifted and Talented Children. The University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9, Canada. Tel: 204-789-1421; Fax: 204-783-1188; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Korea