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Baum, Ingrid Rita; Baumann, Nicola – Gifted and Talented International, 2018
Theories of creativity and empirical evidence have highlighted the importance of autonomy as a motivational source of creativity. However, we know little about the relationship between the implicit autonomy motive and creativity. Using a multi-method multi-informant design, we investigated the relationship between implicit autonomy motives and…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Creativity, Innovation, Adolescents
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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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Hannig, Nele; Koop, Christine – Gifted and Talented International, 2016
In Germany, parents can request counseling and assessment of school-related learning and behavioral issues from either independent counseling centers or school-based ones. Focusing on giftedness consultations at independent counseling centers, the goal of this study is to provide a detailed description of the reasons for and the issues discussed…
Descriptors: Gifted, Correlation, Age Differences, Gender Differences
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Vuyk, M. Alexandra; Kerr, Barbara A.; Krieshok, Thomas S. – Gifted and Talented International, 2016
In the theory of positive disintegration (TPD), Dabrowski described overexcitabilities (OEs), manifestations of inner energy with a developmental purpose that appear more common in gifted individuals. Unfortunately, most studies present OEs outside of the context of the original theory as if they were standalone traits applicable to gifted…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Personality Traits, Student Characteristics, Student Behavior
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Baudson, Tanja Gabriele; Ziemes, Johanna Fee – Gifted and Talented International, 2016
Identity formation is particularly challenging for stigmatized minorities. The minority stress model (MSM) posits that both negative stereotypes and their internalization represent stressors. There is evidence that this applies to the gifted, too. However, their status is ambiguous, given that both negative and positive stereotypes exist.…
Descriptors: Gifted, Self Concept, Regression (Statistics), Minority Groups
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Yang, Yang; Gentry, Marcia; Wu, Jiaxi; Jen, Enyi; Maeda, Yukiko – Gifted and Talented International, 2016
This study is to investigate whether "My Class Activities" (MCA; Gentry & Gable, 2001a), an instrument developed to measure students' perceptions of their classroom activities, yields valid data when used with elementary students in China after translation into Chinese. The four factors measured by the instrument (Interest,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Class Activities
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Preckel, Franzis; Rach, Hannah; Scherrer, Vsevolod – Gifted and Talented International, 2016
The present study investigated changes in self-esteem, academic self-concept, intellectual self-concept, and social self-concepts of acceptance, assertion, relations with same-sex peers and relations with other-sex peers with 177 gifted students participating in a 16-day summer school in Germany. Students were assessed three times by self-report…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Self Esteem, Academic Ability, Intelligence
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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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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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Szopinski, Józef; Szopinski, Tomasz – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
The article is rooted in the thesis that good family relationships foster creative behaviour in those responsible for the management of an organization. An underlying assumption of the study is that creativity is vital in any leadership role or managerial position requiring interaction with groups of people. Furthermore, it is assumed that…
Descriptors: Creativity, Family Relationship, Foreign Countries, Surveys
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Besançon, Maud – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
In this article, conceptions of creativity in giftedness and their implications for education are reviewed. First, the definition of giftedness is examined taking into consideration the difference between intellectual giftedness and creative giftedness and the difference between potential and talent. Second, the nature of creativity based on the…
Descriptors: Creativity, Gifted, Definitions, Intellectual Development
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Dijkstra, Pieternel; Barelds, Dick; Ronner, Sieuwke; Nauta, Arnolda – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
The present study examined the extent to which a sample of 202 gifted individuals (members of Mensa) engaged in four humor styles and the extent to which these humor styles were related to their well-being. These results were compared to a comparative population sample (n = 265). Results showed that gifted individuals most often used positive…
Descriptors: Gifted, Humor, Males, Well Being
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Nguyen, Thi Minh Phuong; Jin, Putai; Gross, Miraca – Gifted and Talented International, 2010
The heritage of Confucianism has been immensely spread in East Asian countries, including Vietnam. This philosophy has been transferred from preceding generations and has influenced the Vietnamese way of life, especially the love for learning. Vietnamese gifted adolescents are part of the philosophically Confucian affected communal. This study…
Descriptors: Gifted, Confucianism, Factor Structure, Adolescents
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Alnabhan, Mousa – Gifted and Talented International, 2010
The current study examined the association between emotional intelligence (EI) and the Leadership components (L) of high school students in the state of Kuwait. The possibility of predicting each leadership component via emotional intelligence components was investigated for high and low achievers. A sample of 11th grade students from Kuwaiti…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Grade Point Average, Low Achievement, Multiple Regression Analysis
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