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Parker, James D. A.; Saklofske, Donald H.; Keefer, Kateryna V. – Gifted Education International, 2017
Much of the work on predicting academic success in postsecondary education has focused on the impact of various cognitive abilities, although in recent years there has been increased attention to the role played by emotional and social competency [also called emotional intelligence (EI)]. Previous work on the link between EI and giftedness is…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Emotional Intelligence, Prediction, Role
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Tam, Raymond Kwok-Wai – Gifted Education International, 2017
In the previous literature on gifted education in Hong Kong, there has been little mention of special schools for gifted and/or talented students in Hong Kong except for GT College, Hong Kong's first college for the gifted. Some notable researchers in gifted education in Hong Kong have described the college briefly with regard to its admission…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Special Education, Special Schools
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Lo, Cecilia C.; Yuen, Mantak – Gifted Education International, 2017
This small-scale exploratory study identified strategies used by three intellectually very able university students with specific learning difficulties for maintaining motivation on their path to achievement. All three participants were located in Hong Kong. The research questions were: (a) What coping strategies are used by intellectually very…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Coping, Gifted Disabled, Student Motivation
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Whitehead, Jack; Huxtable, Marie – Gifted Education International, 2016
In our last paper in "GEI" we presented an argument for teachers to engage in Living Educational Theory research as Continuing Professional Development. In this paper we extend our analysis to show how this can empower educators to improve their practice and, by offering as a gift the knowledge they generate in the process, contribute to…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Research, Professionalism, Professional Continuing Education
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Muammar, Omar M. – Gifted Education International, 2015
The current study investigates differences in the leadership skills between intellectually gifted and average students and explores the relationship between intelligence and leadership potential. Participants in this study were 176 students (57 males and 120 females) from an Eastern Province University in Saudi Arabia. Students were selected on a…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Cognitive Ability, Academic Ability, Leadership Qualities
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Sánchez-Escobedo, Pedro; Park, Kyubin; Hollingworth, Liz; Misiuniene, Jurga; Ivanova, Liena – Gifted Education International, 2014
The article aims to depict the most common ideas regarding wisdom from young people across different countries: Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Republic of Korea and the United States. A questionnaire was administered to nearly 800 adolescents from these countries and comparisons by country and gender were made regarding participants' perceptions of a…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Justice, Values, Factor Analysis
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Gomez-Arizaga, Maria P.; Conejeros-Solar, Leonor – Gifted Education International, 2014
Gifted students' performance on a Chilean university admission test, Prueba de Selección Universitaria (PSU), was investigated in this study. Sixty-six students participating in an enrichment-based university program for gifted youth were selected. The sample included both male and female gifted adolescents who studied in public and voucher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, College Readiness, College Entrance Examinations
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Peters, Phil; Katsaros, Alex; Howard, Rosalyn; Lindgren, Robb – Gifted Education International, 2012
This pilot project conducted by researchers from the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks to answer the question: Does a real-time, two-way, mobile, remote webcasting system have special properties for learning compared with traditional distance learning platforms? Students enrolled in two online, undergraduate UCF courses explored South…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Pilot Projects, Foreign Countries, Learning Experience