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Miller, Angie L. – Gifted and Talented International, 2018
This study extends research on the effectiveness of creativity training and the importance of student engagement in higher education. Using data from the "Senior Transitions" topical module of the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), responses from over 25,000 seniors at 266 different U.S colleges and universities demonstrate…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Creativity, Instructional Effectiveness, College Seniors
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Matheis, Svenja; Kronborg, Leonie; Schmitt, Manfred; Preckel, Franzis – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
This study investigated the relationship between teachers' beliefs about gifted students' characteristics compared to students with average-ability and the teachers' motivation (i.e., enthusiasm, self-efficacy). We investigated pre-service teachers' beliefs and motivational orientations as substantial components of their professional competencies…
Descriptors: Gifted, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Correlation
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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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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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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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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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Khatib, Nahla M. – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This study aimed at investigating the attitudes of students at Faculty of Educational Studies at the Arab Open University (AOU) towards the integration of the web-based instruction using the learning management system (Moodle) adopted by the university. This study also investigated the effect of some selected variables on their attitudes. Results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, College Students, Web Based Instruction
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Werner, Christian; Linke, Sandra K. – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
The authors of this article believe intergenerational projects provide appropriate solutions to this complex phenomenon. With this in our mind, we present the story behind a unique German programi involving gifted young people which is designed to bring different age groups together in order to perform and share experiences through music. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intergenerational Programs, Generational Differences, Music Activities