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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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Pandya, Samta P. – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
Based on a single-group one-year long evaluation study with 1,625 gifted children aged from 225 schools in 15 cities, this article examines whether participation in a spiritual education program increases their emotional intelligence. Results showed that gifted children's emotional intelligence scores were higher post--spiritual education program…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Emotional Intelligence, Spiritual Development, Program Effectiveness
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Jolly, Jennifer L.; Chessman, Angela – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
This study seeks to investigate the body of literature generated in the Australasian Journal of Gifted Education from the establishment of the journal in 1992 until 2013, focusing on the research field in order to understand its research foci, the rigor of research generated, and how events in the Australian context can influence the type of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Educational Research, Educational History
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Kronborg, Leonie; Plunkett, Margaret; Gamble, Nicholas; Kaman, Yvette – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
This article reports one component of a longitudinal multilayered research project originating from a unique partnership between a university and a selective secondary school in Victoria, Australia. One hundred and twenty-five Year 10 academically able students at the school completed a survey at two different times to investigate a range of…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Resilience (Psychology), Longitudinal Studies, Secondary School Students
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Frantz, Roger S.; McClarty, Katie Larsen – Gifted and Talented International, 2016
Educational policies and practices are influenced by cultural, political, and economic factors, and this is also true of specialized educational approaches such as gifted education. Factors such as a country's cultural tendency toward egalitarianism or meritocracy, whether the political system is centralized or decentralized, and the degree to…
Descriptors: Gifted, Special Education, Cultural Influences, Economic Factors
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Krafchek, Jennifer; Kronborg, Leonie – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
There is limited research applying the four sources of self-efficacy (Bandura, 1997) to global academic self-efficacy. This qualitative study examined the sources of global academic self-efficacy in a sample of academically high-achieving females who developed disordered eating. Semistructured interviews were conducted with 14 participants to gain…
Descriptors: Females, High Achievement, Self Efficacy, Academically Gifted
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Wu, I-Chen; Pease, Randal; Maker, C. June – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
The purpose of this study was to explore 42 elementary students' perceptions of their experiences while they were engaging in a class in which the Real Engagement in Active Problem Solving (REAPS) model was used. A qualitative study was conducted to analyze their responses. Individual interviews and artifacts were collected and analyzed. Themes…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Student Experience, Learner Engagement
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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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Gallagher, Selena; Smith, Susen; Merrotsy, Peter – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This qualitative multi-site case study sought to examine the current educational provisions in place for intellectually gifted primary school students in Queensland, and to consider the attitudes and perceptions of a range of different stakeholders, including teachers, parents and students. The perspectives of students towards their school and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Elementary School Students, Academically Gifted, Foreign Countries
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Gallagher, Selena; Smith, Susen R.; Merrotsy, Peter – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
This qualitative multi-site case study sought to examine the current educational provisions in place for intellectually gifted primary school students in Queensland and to consider how the beliefs and attitudes of primary school stakeholders were reflected in the production of their school gifted education policies. Attitudes and perceptions of…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Ideology, Ability Grouping, Emotional Development
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Plunkett, Margaret; Kronborg, Leonie – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
In Australia, most teachers enter the profession without having completed any dedicated studies pertaining to gifted education, yet many go on to teach gifted students. There is a substantive body of research supporting the value of professional learning in enhancing attitudes and practices that are conducive to appropriate provisioning for gifted…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Academically Gifted, Opinions, Foreign Countries
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Van Deur, Penny – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
Despite the connection between independent learning and gifted students, little is known of the views these students hold about the process of being self-directed learners. This interview study examined views of ten gifted elementary school students in South Australia about Self-Directed Learning. The interview responses showed that these gifted…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Investigations, Independent Study, Academically Gifted
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Kronborg, Leonie – Gifted and Talented International, 2010
The lives of ten eminent Australian women across seven talent domains were explored for factors that contributed to the development of their talent. Nine themes and related sub-themes emerged that were linked to the Model of Adult Female Talent Development (MAFTD) developed by Noble, Subotnik & Arnold (1996, 1999). Results provided support for…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent Development, Foreign Countries, Performance Factors
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Smith, Susen R. – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
Primary classrooms today comprise students with many different backgrounds, experiences and needs and educators are challenged to differentiate the curriculum within these diverse educational ecologies. However, heuristic and theoretical debate on differentiated teaching and learning in primary school classes has paralleled concerns about the lack…
Descriptors: Elementary School Curriculum, Individualized Instruction, Holistic Approach, Models
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Nicholas, Howard; Ng, Wan – Gifted and Talented International, 2008
Blending the arts into students' learning of science concepts through role-play and drama is unusual pedagogy in schools. For seven Australian Year Five students seeking extended learning, advanced scientific concepts were learned during the creative process of script writing and production of a science play called "Hectic Electric". A…
Descriptors: Creativity, Dramatic Play, Scientific Concepts, Thinking Skills
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