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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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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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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
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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Jung, Jae Yup – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2013
This study developed and tested a new model of the cognitive processes associated with occupational/career indecision for gifted adolescents. A survey instrument with rigorous psychometric properties, developed from a number of existing instruments, was administered to a sample of 687 adolescents attending three academically selective high schools…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Occupational Aspiration, Career Choice, Academically Gifted
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Heilbronner, Nancy N. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2011
Despite a growing national need to develop capabilities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), many men and women who are considered talented in these areas during high school choose not to pursue STEM undergraduate majors. A purpose of the current study was to better understand factors that contribute to an individual's…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Student Attitudes, Talent, Educational Quality
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Hallett, Ronald E.; Venegas, Kristan M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2011
This article combines descriptive statistics and interviews with college-bound high school students to explore the connection between increased access and academic quality of Advanced Placement (AP) courses in low-income urban high schools. Results suggest that although moderately more opportunities to take AP courses exist than in previous years,…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High Schools, Advanced Placement, Low Income