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Shi, Jiannong; Li, Ying; Zhang, Xingli – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2008
Ninety-four gifted children and 200 nongifted children (aged 9 to 13 years old) were involved in the present study. Their self-concept was assessed by the Revised Song-Hattie Self-Concept Inventory (Zhou & He, 1996). Academic self-concepts pertaining to abilities, school achievements, and grade concepts and nonacademic self-concepts pertaining…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Self Concept Measures, Self Concept, Academic Ability
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Mui, Frances Lee Lai; Yeung, Alexander Seeshing; Low, Renae; Jin, Putai – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2000
Gifted and non-gifted high school students in China (N=495) were administered the Verbal, Math, School, and General self-concept scales of the Self-Description Questionnaire. Verbal and Math self-concepts were positively correlated with Academic (School) self-concept and with General self-concept. Talented students differentiated Verbal and Math…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Gifted, Mathematical Aptitude
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Stanley, Julian C. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1989
This paper compares the performance of China and the United States at the high-school-level International Mathematical Olympiad, focusing specifically on the United States' short training period and lack of women team members. Ways in which the United States benefits from Chinese mathematical talent are described. (JDD)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Comparative Analysis, Competition, Foreign Countries
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Stevenson, Harold W.; And Others – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1994
This article examines East Asian societies' response to students who are gifted academically or talented in the arts, music, or sports, focusing on educational practices in China, Taiwan, and Japan. The study concludes that establishment of gifted education programs is not determined by economic development level or school quality but by the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Influences, Educational Methods