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Pereira, Nielsen; Knotts, J. Dusteen; Roberts, Julia Link – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
Educational legislation and policy can lead to effective educational practices, especially for student populations that have had equal access to education addressing their needs, such as students with disabilities and gifted students. This study was an examination of state legislation and policy related to twice-exceptional learners in the United…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Educational Policy
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Lo, Cecilia C.; Yuen, Mantak – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
This small-scale exploratory study in Hong Kong investigated the coping strategies used by three Chinese gifted students with a learning disability. Information was also obtained on their perceived sources of general support for learning. A narrative inquiry method was used to obtain and analyze data. Interviews took place with two gifted students…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Coping
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Overzier, Peter; Nauta, Noks – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
There are many group training sessions to train people in effective behaviour. The authors are experienced in the development and execution of such courses for small groups of gifted adults. As literature on this theme is scarce, the authors will share their experiences. First, the theoretical model used in the training course is explained. Then,…
Descriptors: Coping, Gifted, Foreign Countries, Delphi Technique
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Abeysekera, Indra – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
The limited literature on the gifted and talented in university education reveals the importance of investigating relevant issues and directions, given that this human resource should be nurtured for both individual and national development. This review investigates issues relating to definitions, methodologies, and theoretical interpretations,…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Klavir, Rama; Goldenberg, Judy – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
This article describes a program for excellent students that views research as an inseparable part of its development, and utilizes research findings as a means to aid formulation and implementation of policy changes. Eight nationwide graduate follow-up studies have been conducted on the program. Their findings were studied comprehensively, and…
Descriptors: Followup Studies, Academically Gifted, Educational Research, Educational Policy
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Karsenty, Ronnie – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
Teaching mathematically gifted students is a challenging pursuit, especially at the secondary level. However, characterizing teachers who can successfully meet this challenge has so far been scarcely addressed directly. In this paper, elements of the desired profile of such teachers are extracted from the general literature on mathematical…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Wardman, Janna – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
The voices of parents are not often heard in the literature and, when they are, it tends to be a litany of battles with the schooling system to achieve or not achieve some sort of acceleration for their gifted children (Gross, 2004). This retrospective study is unusual, as it is not based on a history of conflict. It is a positive account of…
Descriptors: High School Students, Acceleration (Education), Parent Attitudes, Gifted
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Simpson, Joanna – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore gifted alumni perceptions of how participating in an Enrichment Seminar course met their socioemotional needs as they related to identity formation, and whether or not their academic achievement was influenced. The researcher used interviews, narrative questions, and surveys to gather data.…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Seminars, Enrichment Activities
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Kahveci, Nihat Gürel; Akgül, Savas – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
This study provides elementary gifted and talented students: Social Studies, Math, Turkish, Science, and Foreign Language courses in terms of differentiation, challenging activities and classroom climate. Research studies contend the significance of differentiation, challenging curriculum and instruction, suitable classroom climate to provide…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Student Attitudes, Student Surveys, Individualized Instruction
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Khatib, Nahla M. – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
This study aimed at investigating the efforts of academic tutors at Arab Open University in Jordan (AOU) to implement technology enhanced instruction through using the learning management system software Moodle (LMS). The AOU has adopted an open learning approach. The aim is to support its vision to reach students in different parts of Jordan and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Integrated Learning Systems, Open Education
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Al-Shamaileh, Nisreen – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
The principle aim of the study is to comparatively investigate the levels of learning motivation of the students of the Faculty of Medicine (FoM) at the University of Jordan (UJ). The study sample consists of (240) students of the (FoM) at the (UJ). They are distributed into (148) female and (92) male students, of three academic levels or years:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Students, Learning Motivation, Student Motivation
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Fung, Joyce J. Y.; Yuen, Mantak; Yuen, Allan H. K. – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
This article reviews relevant literature that addresses the issue of self-regulated online mathematics learning for mathematically gifted students. The definition of self-regulated learning is explored, together with a discussion of its important role in online mathematics education. The evidence strongly supports the value of online learning as a…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Electronic Learning, Mathematics Education, Academically Gifted
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Schutte, Ingrid; Wolfensberger, Marca; Tirri, Kirsi – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
This study examined the ethical sensitivity of high-ability undergraduate students (n=731) in the Netherlands who completed the 28-item Ethical Sensitivity Scale Questionnaire (ESSQ) developed by Tirri & Nokelainen (2007; 2011). The ESSQ is based on Narvaez' (2001) operationalization of ethical sensitivity in seven dimensions. The following…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Ethics, Gender Differences
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Alsrour, Nadia H.; Al-Ali, Safa – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
This study examined the creative thinking in preschool children. The Thinking Creatively in Action and Movement test (TCAM) by Torrance 1981, was used to assess motor creativity. The study investigated whether there might be differences in creative thinking according to gender or age. A total of 562 children participated (260 girls and 302 boys)…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Creativity, Foreign Countries, Creative Thinking
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Alnabhan, Mousa; Alhamdan, Najat; Darwish, Ahmed – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
The current study aimed at investigating the effect of the Master Thinker program on developing critical thinking skills of 11th grade students in Bahrain. Specifically, this research attempts to examine the hypothesis: Teaching the Master Thinker program will be significantly effective in developing critical thinking and its skills (inference,…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Grade 11, Foreign Countries
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