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Milinga, Joseph Reginard; Amani, Jaquiline; Lyakurwa, Suitbert Emil – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2023
Previous research supporting differentiated instruction (DI) has led to its adoption in different countries as a promising pedagogical framework for addressing diverse learners' needs. To date, there exists little information on DI from Tanzania especially when competence-based education and inclusion are being embraced. To address this gap, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individualized Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, High School Students
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Ellegood, William A.; Bernard Bracy, Jill M.; Sweeney, Donald C., II – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2023
This article presents an analysis of the participation of Texas public school districts in the Advanced Placement (AP) program for academic years ending 2013 through 2019. We develop and estimate to a panel of school district data a hurdle count model composed of: (1) a first stage fixed effect binomial logistic regression model of the probability…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Public Schools, School Districts, Access to Education
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Chandra Handa, Manoj – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2023
Our aspirations for gifted learners in talent development programs need to go beyond the development of expertise, creative productivity, and eminence. It is argued that wisdom development should be the ultimate goal of educating gifted learners. It is not merely what talents gifted learners develop, but how they use these talents, which will…
Descriptors: Gifted, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Lockhart, Kari; Meyer, Melanie S.; Crutchfield, Kacey – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2022
Programs for gifted and talented education should be guided by research-based practices, but states' policies vary in their recommendations for programming, and in how they hold local education agencies accountable for implementing those recommendations. State plans for gifted and talented education rely on the voluntary compliance of districts to…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, State Policy, School Districts
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Desmet, Ophélie A.; Pereira, Nielsen – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2022
The present qualitative pilot study aimed to evaluate students' perceptions of procedures and outcomes from an affective intervention to increase achievement motivation among gifted students. The intervention was implemented at a summer program with 20 students. Using inductive analysis, participants' perceptions of the intervention and its…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Motivation Techniques, Affective Behavior, Intervention
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Groman, Jennifer – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2022
The purpose of this study is to examine teacher perceptions of the long-term transformative impact of Piirto's Creativity Model and personal creativity exploration on teachers. Creativity training has been part of Ashland University's Talent Development program for over 20 years using Piirto's creativity model. The course encompasses multiple…
Descriptors: Creativity, Models, Transformative Learning, Teacher Attitudes
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Ghahremani, Mehdi; Pereira, Nielsen; Desmet, Ophélie Allyssa; Gentry, Marcia – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2022
In this study, we examined students' experiences regarding precollege engineering curricula, classroom environments, and their experiences with the creative process in two engineering courses offered in a university-based summer enrichment program. Applying provisional and open coding to interview data from 16 participants, an…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Enrichment Activities, Engineering Education, Creativity
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Vásquez-Colina, María D.; Shatara, Leila; Meredith, Tricia L. – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2022
Early college and dual enrollment initiatives provide students opportunities for college credit courses and increased academic engagement. The purpose of this mixed methods research study was to examine the case of 79 dual-enrolled students in a research methodology course using online surveys and focus groups. Students perceived increased…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Student Experience, Courses, Research Methodology
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Henderson, Lesley; Gilbert, Desiree; Duffield, Alice; Farrall, Janet – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2022
Using a Design Thinking (DT) approach, the ChallenGE Project in South Australia (SA) was an innovative professional learning (PL) program that was developed, implemented, and researched by three Senior Educational Consultants from the Association of Independent Schools of South Australia (AISSA) and one academic from Flinders University over three…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Foreign Countries, Design
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Warne, Russell T. – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2022
Recently, Picho-Kiroga (2021) published a meta-analysis on the effect of stereotype threat on females. Their conclusion was that the average effect size for stereotype threat studies was d = .28, but that effects are overstated because the majority of studies on stereotype threat in females include methodological characteristics that inflate the…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Females, Meta Analysis, Effect Size
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Warne, Russell T.; Larsen, Ross A. A. – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2022
Experts within gifted education have advocated for the use of local norms when selecting students for gifted programs, instead of national-level norms. Local norms compare students to their immediate peers to identify gifted students and are believed to produce a more diverse gifted program. However, district integration limits the ability of…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Gifted Education, Achievement Gap, Academic Achievement
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Velez, Anne-Lise; Lewis, Stephanie N.; Thomas, Raymond C.; Ozkan, Desen S. – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2022
The honors college at a large land-grant research university developed transdisciplinary courses to provide undergraduate opportunities for small, student-centered classes and collaborative problem engagement in a global context. In these courses, students engage principles of competency-based education and inquiry-based learning combined with…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Honors Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Dyer, Kelly; Childers, Gina; Odell, Michael R. L. – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2022
Enrollment in dual credit classes has increased over the last 10 years benefiting K-20 education and high school students in providing an opportunity to obtain college credits and increasing postsecondary education enrollment. The purpose of this study was to investigate the predictors of achievement through the lens of Social Cognitive Theory by…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement, Dual Enrollment, Secondary School Students
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Miller, Erin Morris; Jolly, Jennifer L.; Latz, Jacqueline N.; Listman, Kelsi – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2022
Twitter is a valuable resource for research because of its potential to provide insight into public opinion as well as to identify the most influential sources of information. Mixed-methods exploratory analysis was used to evaluate the discourse on Twitter regarding gifted education. The results of the quantitative analysis of the matrix of…
Descriptors: Social Media, Gifted Education, Communities of Practice, Computer Mediated Communication
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Rocha, Janet; Cabral, Brian; Landeros, Judith; Yancy, Clyde W. – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2022
This study examined the impact of an out-of-school science, technology, engineering, and mathematics-medicine (STEM-M) program in a large U.S. metropolitan area designed to support the learning, development, and educational resilience of high-achieving high school students of color. Students highlighted that a key aspect of the program was the…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, STEM Education, Medicine, Socialization
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