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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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Haberlin, Steve – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
Gifted children may experience additional stressors due to their unique characteristics. While empirical evidence suggests otherwise, qualitative studies and clinical observations indicate that gifted individuals may suffer from higher levels of stress due to perfectionistic tendencies, heightened sensitivity, social challenges, and additional…
Descriptors: Coping, Anxiety, Gifted, Stress Management
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Nguyen, Thi Minh Phuong; Jin, Putai; Gross, Miraca U. M. – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
The present study aims to examine the similarities and differences between Vietnamese intellectually gifted adolescents and their age-peers not identified as gifted in the adoption of traditional Confucian values and related levels of moral reasoning. In this study, 354 high school students (180 intellectually gifted adolescents and 174 students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Confucianism, Academically Gifted, Moral Values
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Peters, Scott J. – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
Practitioners and researchers often review the validity evidence of an instrument before using it for student assessment or in the practice of diagnosing or identifying children with exceptionalities. However, few test manuals present data on instrument measurement equivalence/ invariance or differential item functioning. This information is…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent Identification, Measures (Individuals), Validity
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Vidergor, Hava E.; Eilam, Billie – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
The aim of the present study was to assess the impact of the Israeli certification program for teachers of gifted children. Pre- and post-tests addressed Israeli teachers' perceptions of unique teaching-learning situations in pullout centers, the desired characteristics of teachers of the gifted, as well as knowledge of gifted and instructional…
Descriptors: Gifted, Measures (Individuals), Program Effectiveness, Teacher Certification
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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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Persson, Roland S. – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
This study set out to investigate which career path a group of intellectually gifted individuals chose, if any. How did they actually like their work, and what were the reasons for satisfaction or dissatisfaction with their chosen career? In all, 287 Mensa members (216 men and 71 women) constituted the research group. Their average age was 34.4…
Descriptors: Age, Gifted, Measures (Individuals), Social Work
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Lee, Mi-Soon; Siegle, Del – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
This study examined school factors related to the learning style preferences of gifted Korean American students. The "Learning Styles Inventory-III" ("LSI"; Renzulli, Rizza, & Smith, 2002) and the "Ethnic Orientation Scale" ("EOS") were administered to 407 Korean American students in 30 schools. A…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Gifted, Korean Americans, Measures (Individuals)
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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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Maksic, Slavica; Iwasaki, Kumiko – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
This study focuses on perfectionism in Japanese and North American academically gifted children as it pertains to their potential contribution in the countries seeking progress and global leadership. Perfectionist' tendencies and the characteristics that typically reveal such tendencies are examined in academically gifted Japanese juku-school…
Descriptors: Age, Cross Cultural Studies, Academically Gifted, Foreign Countries
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Aljughaiman, Abdullah; Tan, Mei – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
This study seeks to identify the extent of anxiety among gifted girls in Saudi Arabia and, further, to determine whether differences in anxiety levels exist according to grade. The study sample consisted of 66 female 6th and 7th graders, 11 to 14 years old, attending public school enrichment programs for gifted students in Jeddah Province, Saudi…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Females, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries
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Ficici, Abdullah; Siegle, Del – Gifted and Talented International, 2008
Teachers play a key role in the identification and training of talented mathematicians, and their attitudes are important in improving math instruction for gifted students. We surveyed secondary mathematics teachers from South Korea, Turkey, and the United States. These teachers completed a survey instrument called the Teachers' Judgments of…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Symbols (Mathematics), Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers
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Alnabhan, Mousa – Gifted and Talented International, 2008
The main aim of the current study was to assess the level of the emotional intelligence (EI) of high school teachers in Karak district of Jordan. A sample of 222 teachers was randomly selected and filtered on the basis of an inconsistency index. A scale of 55 items measuring empathy, emotions regulation, interpersonal management, self management,…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Self Management, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers
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Karwowski, Maciej – Gifted and Talented International, 2008
Two studies were conducted to show connections between giftedness and intuition. The first study was exploratory. A sample of 194 gifted adolescent students (N=194) included fifty-five students identified as gifted by their teachers and fifty-six percent who were female. Using the Polish version of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, the students…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Creativity, Cognitive Style, Gifted
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