ERIC Number: EJ908834
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
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Young Creative Producers: Twenty-Five Years Later
Westberg, Karen L.
Gifted Education International, v26 n2-3 p261-270 2010
This retrospective study examines the lives of students twenty-five years after they participated in an elementary gifted program based on The Revolving Door Identification Model (Renzulli, Reis, and Smith, 1981). The purpose of the multiple case-study research was to investigate the relationship between students' early interests and their subsequent vocations and avocations as young adults. Five themes emerged from the investigation, including a correlation between students' early and subsequent interests. The results from the study provide support for an enrichment model that develops the talent of young people.
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Student Interests, Young Adults, Elementary School Students, Talent Identification, Case Studies, Correlation, Followup Studies, Career Choice, Enrichment Activities
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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