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Zbainos, Dimitrios; Beloyianni, Vassiliki – Gifted and Talented International, 2018
A consistent body of research has indicated that intrinsic motivation, self-regulation, and creative ideation tend to facilitate academic performance. This article examines differences in self-regulated learning strategies, motivational beliefs, and creative ideation among academically talented students, high achievers, and ordinary achieving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Motivation, Academically Gifted
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Clark, Tyler; Roberts, Julia – Gifted and Talented International, 2018
The interview with Jonathan Plucker and Scott Peters presents the Excellence Gap as a concern to be noted in the United States as well as internationally. The Excellence Gap came to light as an important topic to inform policy when the Achievement Gap reached a high priority in U.S. schools. The emphasis on the Achievement Gap focused attention on…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Academically Gifted, Equal Education
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Leana-Tascilar, Marilena Z. – Gifted and Talented International, 2016
The Actiotope Model of Giftedness (AMG) focuses on person--environment interactions to define giftedness. The development of the Questionnaire of Educational and Learning Capital (QELC) was based on the AMG. The first aim of this study was to present the reliability and validity of a Turkish version of the QELC for 10th grade students. The second…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Questionnaires, Environmental Influences
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Heinbokel, Annette – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
The aim of the present study is to assess and document the experiences of schools, parents, adolescents, and, finally, adults with grade skipping in Germany to form recommendations for handling this type of acceleration. This article is based on three studies on grade skipping; two studies conducted in schools in Lower Saxony, Germany, spanned the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Questionnaires, Interviews
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Preckel, Franzis; Brunner, Martin – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
This longitudinal study investigated the contribution of achievement goals and academic self-concept for the prediction of unexpected academic achievement (i.e., achievement that is higher or lower than expected with respect to students' cognitive ability) in general and when comparing groups of extreme over- and underachievers. Our sample…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Self Concept, Mastery Learning, Goal Orientation
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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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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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Bicknell, Brenda; Riley, Tracy – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This study addresses school transition in New Zealand for 15 students identified as mathematically gifted and talented. The findings are drawn from a two-year study that included student, parent, and teacher perspectives, and an examination of school policies, programs, and practices. Students felt well prepared for the transition although not all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Mathematics Skills, Longitudinal Studies
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Alnabhan, Mousa – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
The current study aimed at identifying the differences in moral Judgment levels among female students according to their giftedness and grade levels. In specific, the study attempted to answer the following questions: (1) Does moral judgment differ due to the differences in giftedness and grade levels? (2) Is it possible to efficiently predict the…
Descriptors: Creativity, Statistical Significance, Foreign Countries, Moral Values
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Kim, Mihyeon – Gifted and Talented International, 2010
The intent of this study was to identify the needs and preference of high-achieving high school students. In terms of career related programs in high school, students listed AP courses and mentoring as their preferred career-related programs. Also, students stated that career guidance by counselors, workshops or sessions, and tech prep were the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, High Schools, Career Choice, Interests
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Batterjee, Adel A. – Gifted and Talented International, 2010
The study objective was to apply the Total Giftedness Development Model (TGDM) among a Saudi Arabian sample and study its effectiveness. The descriptive and case study research methods were applied on a sample of 807 male students, age 5 to 18 to test the efficacy of the model. Several instruments, including The Saudi Mental Abilities Test,…
Descriptors: Creativity, Research Methodology, Academic Achievement, Creative Thinking
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David, Hanna; Khalil, Mahmood – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
Since Israel's independence in 1948 Arab females were the main beneficiaries of the law of mandatory education. Arab women aged 65+ have, on average, less than one year of formal education. Their granddaughters, aged 18-24, have about 12.5 years of schooling--a number that increases each year. As in many Arab countries, Arab girls in Israel tend…
Descriptors: Females, Compulsory Education, Arabs, Older Adults
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Ryan, David; Wilson, Joanne – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
A unique talent development project took place in Belfast, Northern Ireland over the autumn (fall) term of 2007 that developed 60 young people from ten diverse schools (Special, Secondary, Grammar, Controlled (state schools) and Catholic Maintained). The project culminated in Manchester on 3 December 2007 when the Young People undertook a journey…
Descriptors: State Schools, Program Descriptions, Athletes, Foreign Countries
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Karwowski, Maciej; Lebuda, Izabela; Wisniewska, Ewa – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
The article presents results of research conducted on a large sample (N = 1,316) of youths of both sexes (49% men and 51% women) from two categories of schools--public or state (68%) and non-public or private (32%). Participants' creative ability and style of creative functioning was assessed using Urban & Jellen TCT-DP (to assess level) and…
Descriptors: Creativity, Public Schools, Grade Point Average, Foreign Countries
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Fong, Ricci W.; Yuen, Mantak – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
This study investigated relationships among measures of perfectionism, academic self-concept, and academic achievement in fourth and fifth grade children from selective primary schools in Hong Kong where admission involves strict assessment of students' aptitude and potential. Based on their overall academic performance 331 students were…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries, Self Concept
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