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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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Harder, Bettina; O'Reilly, Colm; Debatin, Tobias – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
Intelligence is a well-supported predictor of school achievement, however, it refers only to the cognitive facet of learning determinants. The aim of this article is to contrast the predictive properties of two comprehensive concepts developed within the actiotope model of giftedness (AMG) with that of intelligence. These concepts are educational…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement, Intelligence Tests
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Stoeger, Heidrun; Greindl, Teresa; Kuhlmann, Johanna; Balestrini, Daniel Patrick – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
Magnet schools focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) as well as extracurricular programs in STEM support talented students and help increase their participation rates in those domains. We examined whether and the extent to which the learning and educational capital of male and female students (N = 801) enrolled in…
Descriptors: STEM Education, High Achievement, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Ziegler, Albert; Stoeger, Heidrun; Harder, Bettina; Balestrini, Daniel Patrick – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2013
The authors first briefly describe how the concepts of talents and giftedness found in German-speaking Europe have evolved in the school system and in general over the past two centuries, and how the variety of gifted-education efforts found within and beyond schools as well as counseling efforts attest to these changes. They then discuss four…
Descriptors: Gifted, Foreign Countries, Metacognition, Talent
Fiebig, Jennifer Nepper; Beauregard, Erin – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2011
This study assessed 43 gifted adolescent females in the United States and Germany over a 4-year period (in 7th or 8th grade and again during the 11th or 12th grade). Factors that were examined included the daughter's career selection, the prestige level and the education required to pursue that career, and the impact of the mother's gender role…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Females, Sex Role, Occupational Aspiration
Preckel, Franzis; Brull, Matthias – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2008
This study analyzes the effects of ability grouping on self-concept measures in a sample of 211 German students in their 1st year at the top track of secondary school (grade level 5; mean age: 10.46 years). 156 students, 55% of whom were female, attended regular classes, while 46 students, of whom 33% were female, attended special classes for the…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Self Concept, Special Classes, Ability Grouping
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Ziegler, Albert; Heller, Kurt A. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2000
Attribution retraining was conducted with 82 German 8th grade girls as part of feedback provided by trained teachers in the students' first physics course. In comparison with controls, attribution retraining significantly improved students' performance in physics. Training also had favorable effects on the motivation sets and self-related…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Attitude Change, Attribution Theory, Females
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Ziegler, Albert; Heller, Kurt A. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2000
A study of the predictive power of motivational variables for 154 gifted students in introductory physics courses at German college preparatory high schools found achievement differences were influenced by the talent variable with no significant influence for either approach or avoidance motivation. However, approach motivation positively…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academically Gifted, Foreign Countries, Grade 8