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Hernández-Torrano, Daniel – Roeper Review, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the presence of excellence gaps (i.e., differences between subgroups of students performing at the highest levels of achievement) in a sample of 563 students nominated as gifted by their teachers in urban, semi-urban, and rural settings in Spain. In general, the results suggested the existence of excellence…
Descriptors: Rural Urban Differences, Achievement Gap, Geographic Location, Secondary School Students
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Bart, William M.; Hokanson, Brad; Can, Iclal – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
This study investigated the factorial structure of the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT) Figural Form A with an aim to find out whether the two-factor structure of creative thinking established by Kim and Kim, Cramond, and Bandalos holds true for the older participants. Data were gathered from 996 8th grade students and 748 11th grade…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Creativity Tests, Factor Structure, Factor Analysis
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Bernal, Ana; Esparza, Javier; Ruiz, María-José; Ferrando, Mercedes; Sainz, Marta – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: This work tackles the question about the nature of creativity as a general vs. domain-specific ability. First we deal with the concept of creativity and then, the main approaches to the debate of generality vs. specificity are exposed. Method: A total of 133 students attending 3rd grade of secondary education in Murcia Region took…
Descriptors: Creativity, Foreign Countries, Creative Thinking, Creativity Tests
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Yarbrough, Nükhet D. – Creativity Research Journal, 2016
As part of a project to translate and administer the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT) to Turkish elementary and secondary students, 35 professionals were trained in a full-day workshop to learn to score the verbal TTCT. All trainees scored the same 4 sets of TTCT verbal criterion tests for fluency, flexibility, and originality by filling…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Item Analysis, Scores, Test Items
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Sener, Nilay; Türk, Cumhur; Tas, Erol – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of a science education project implemented in different learning environments on secondary school students' creative thinking skills and their attitudes to science lesson. Within this scope, a total of 50 students who participated in the nature education project in Samsun City in 2014 make up the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Secondary School Students
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Küçük Demir, Betül; Isleyen, Tevfik – Educational Research Quarterly, 2015
The aim of this study is to explore the effects of argumentation-based science learning (ABSL) approach on 9th Grade of Secondary Education students' creative thinking skills. The sample of the study included 22 9th grade of Secondary Education students in Bayburt in 2012-2013 academic year. In this study quantitative research method and…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Science Instruction, Creative Thinking, Thinking Skills
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Krumm, Gabriela; Lemos, Viviana; Filippetti, Vanessa Arán – Creativity Research Journal, 2014
On the basis of contradictory findings regarding the factor structure of the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT) Figural scale, the objective of this study was to compare, through a confirmatory factor analysis (CFA), four theoretical models that explain the operationalized creativity construct with the TTCT. We evaluated a sample of 577…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Creativity Tests, Gender Differences, Spanish Speaking
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Bermejo, Rosario; Prieto, María Dolores; Fernández, Mari Carmen; Soto, Gloria; Sainz, Marta – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2013
Much attention has been paid to emotional intelligence and its correlations with other psychological constructs during the last few years. Nevertheless, studies focusing on emotionally intelligent persons are scarce. The present work aims to study the cognitive and creative profile of students who stand out for their high emotional intelligence. A…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Cognitive Ability, Creativity, Secondary School Students
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Ferrando, Mercedes; Bermejo, Rosario; Sainz, Marta; Ferrandiz, Carmen; Prieto, Maria Dolores; Soto, Gloria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: The aim of the present work is to advance in the study of creativity-intelligence relationship looking into the students' cognitive profiles. It is hypothesized that, if creative ideas emerge as result of connecting distant concepts, and a balanced cognitive profile (without significant differences between ability levels) can…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Profiles, Intelligence, Creativity
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Rabanos, Natalia Larraz; Torres, Pedro Allueva – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: The aim of this study is to present an intervention program for creative skills development applied to a group of students of lower Secondary Education. Method: This program was applied in a school in Zaragoza (Spain) during the 2008-09 academic year. The study used a repeated-measures, quasi-experimental design with non-equivalent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creative Thinking, Thinking Skills, Skill Development