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Yildirim, Rana; Ispinar Akcayoglu, Duygu – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
This study compared gifted learners' and their English teachers' perceptions of who is an effective English as a foreign language (EFL) learner. The research questions include the following: (a) What are young gifted learners' perceptions of an effective EFL learner? (b) What are English teachers' perceptions of an effective EFL learner? and (c)…
Descriptors: Gifted, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Krafchek, Jennifer; Kronborg, Leonie – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
The aim of this qualitative study was to investigate the role of academic achievement in the process of stress and coping of academically high-achieving females before the onset of disordered eating. Fourteen academically high-achieving female adults who had developed disordered eating in high school were interviewed, using a semistructured…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, High Achievement, Females, Eating Disorders
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Rinn, Anne N.; Plucker, Jonathan A. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
Meeting the intellectual needs of high-ability students does not end upon graduation from high school. However, limited attention is paid to the important topic of postsecondary advanced learning in the research literature. In this systematic review, we identified 52 empirical studies published during the past 15 years. Results suggest various…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Undergraduate Students, Honors Curriculum, Student Needs
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Judson, Eugene; Bowers, Nicole L.; Glassmeyer, Kristi – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
Although several studies have reported Advanced Placement (AP) growth, little attention has been paid to school- and classroom-level strategies that encourage students to enroll into AP courses and complete AP exams. This study focused on determining goals emphasized, and strategies used, by science and math teachers (N = 143). Results indicated…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Advanced Placement Programs, Science Education, Mathematics Education
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Rindermann, Heiner; Ceci, Stephen J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
In 19 (sub)samples from seven countries (United States, Austria, Germany, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Vietnam, Brazil), we analyzed the impact of parental education compared with wealth on the cognitive ability of children (aged 4-22 years, total N = 15,297). The background of their families ranged from poor indigenous remote villagers to academic…
Descriptors: Parent Background, Educational Attainment, Parent Child Relationship, Intelligence
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Mammadov, Sakhavat; Hertzog, Nancy B.; Mun, Rachel U. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
This article describes outcomes from a subpopulation of a larger study (The Alumni Study) of early college entrance alumni through the lens of self-determination theory. The Alumni Study used mixed methods, was implemented in two sequential phases, and included alumni from two different early college entrance programs (Early Entrance Program and…
Descriptors: Alumni, Early Admission, College Admission, Interviews
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Miller, Angie L.; Dumford, Amber D. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
This study investigates findings from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), comparing various aspects of student engagement between honors college and general education students. Responses from 1,339 honors college students and 7,191 general education students across 15 different universities suggest a positive impact for honors…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Educational Benefits, National Surveys, Learner Engagement
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Cross, Tracy L.; Cross, Jennifer Riedl; Mammadov, Sakhavat; Ward, Thomas J.; Neumeister, Kristie Speirs; Andersen, Lori – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
Greater knowledge of the psychology of honors college students will help to inform program administrators, counselors, residence life assistants, and faculty about how they may provide support to those with the greatest need. Via an online survey, personality, perfectionism, and suicidal ideation data were collected from honors college students (N…
Descriptors: Psychological Characteristics, Psychological Patterns, Honors Curriculum, College Students
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Paz-Baruch, Nurit; Leikin, Roza; Leikin, Mark – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
Little empirical data are available concerning the cognitive abilities of gifted individuals in general and especially those who excel in mathematics. We examined visual processing abilities distinguishing between general giftedness (G) and excellence in mathematics (EM). The research population consisted of 190 students from four groups of 10th-…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Adolescents, Visual Perception, Cognitive Ability
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Speirs Neumeister, Kristie L.; Fletcher, Kathryn L.; Burney, Virginia H. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
This study examined the relationship among subtypes of perfectionism and achievement goal orientations within the context of Gaudreau and Thompson's quadripartite framework. The authors first sought to replicate Campbell and Di Paula's factor analysis to identify subtypes of self-oriented perfectionism (SOP) and socially prescribed perfectionism…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Academic Achievement, Student Motivation, Learning Motivation
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Perrone-McGovern, Kristin M.; Simon-Dack, Stephanie L.; Beduna, Kerry N.; Williams, Cady C.; Esche, Aaron M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
In this study, we examined interrelationships among emotional overexcitability, perfectionism, emotion regulation, and subjective well-being. Dabrowski and Piechowski's theoretical conceptualization of overexcitabilities and J. J. Gross and John's constructs of emotion regulation strategies provided a framework to guide hypotheses in the present…
Descriptors: Correlation, Emotional Response, Well Being, Personality Traits
Hutcheson, Virginia H.; Tieso, Carol L. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
This qualitative study used critical ethnography as a theoretical framework to investigate the social coping strategies of gifted and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students in middle and high school. Twelve LGBTQ college students from a selective Southeastern university were interviewed and asked to retrospectively…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Coping, Academically Gifted, Homosexuality
Jones, Brent M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
An exploratory study of applicants who rejected admission to the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) is described in this article. TAMS is a residential early college entry program at the University of North Texas in Denton. Up to 600 mathematically talented sophomores apply to TAMS each year and among the 200 selectees, a predictable…
Descriptors: High School Students, STEM Education, Academically Gifted, Mathematics
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De Boer, Greet C.; Minnaert, Alexander E. M. G.; Kamphof, Gert – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2013
In the summer of 2011, the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture, and Science presented a letter to the Cabinet, containing the policy objectives for the education of talented, gifted, and highly gifted students. In action plans for primary, secondary, and higher education, in addition to the development of teacher skills, specific measures were…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Position Papers
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Huey, Erron L.; Sayler, Michael F.; Rinn, Anne N. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2013
The purpose of the current study was to examine the predictive nature of parenting style and overall family environment on the academic performance and program completion of early college entrants. Furthermore, gender and family form were examined as possible moderators to these relationships. A total of 88 early college entrants participated in…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Parenting Styles, Academic Achievement, College Students
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