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Tommis, Stephen – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2013
Despite its close geographical, economic, and political ties with mainland China, Hong Kong has not followed the same trajectory on gifted education but instead has preferred to adopt a more Western approach to the definitions and provision for gifted learners (Shi & Zixiu, 2000; Zou, Yang, & Greene, 2007). Hong Kong is, on most measures…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Educational History, Cultural Capital
Chan, David W. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2011
This study investigated the structure of perfectionism based on the almost Perfect Scale-Revised with a sample of 320 gifted students aged 7 to 12 and a sample of 882 nongifted students of similar ages in Hong Kong. Multigroup confirmatory factor analyses across the two student groups supported a common three-dimensional model that included…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries, Personality Traits
Mofield, Emily Lynne; Chakraborti-Ghosh, Sumita – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2010
This study investigated the effects of an affective curriculum on multiple dimensions of perfectionism among middle school (grades 6-8) gifted students. A quasi-experimental nonequivalent control group design was employed; all participants (N = 153) completed pre- and posttests of the Goals and Work Habits Survey. The experimental group received…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Academically Gifted, Grade 6
Chan, David W. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2008
The Impossible Figures Task (IFT-28), which consisted of 28 possible and impossible figures assembled for brief exposure and recognition, was completed by 297 Hong Kong Chinese gifted students. Expert judges (N = 2) rated these students' drawing abilities based on their performance on 2 drawing tasks adapted from Clark's Drawing Abilities Test…
Descriptors: Freehand Drawing, Gifted, Correlation, Foreign Countries
Chan, David W. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2007
This study evaluated the viability of using a self-report instrument to assess separately the positive form and negative form of perfectionism among 317 Chinese gifted students in Hong Kong. These students tended to endorse positive perfectionism more than negative perfectionism. Positive and negative perfectionism were also found to relate…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Life Satisfaction, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries
Chan, David W. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2005
This study examined the structure of social coping across 2 age groups of 716 Chinese gifted children and youths based on 7 social coping strategies assessed by the Chinese Social Coping Questionnaire. To evaluate whether these strategies could be applied adequately to younger as well as older students, 3 models hypothesizing different degrees of…
Descriptors: Gifted, Foreign Countries, Coping, Questionnaires
Chan, David W. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2005
This study examined the relationships between self-perceived multiple intelligences and five learning preferences among 604 Chinese gifted students in Hong Kong. These students perceived their strengths in interpersonal, intrapersonal, and verbal-linguistic intelligences and their weaknesses in bodily-kinesthetic and naturalist intelligences. They…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Academically Gifted, Verbal Ability, Lecture Method
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Chan, David W. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2002
A study involving 215 Chinese junior secondary school students in Hong Kong found divergent thinking had a notable influence on specific psychological symptoms. Students' concerns with interpersonal relationships, as well as ability recognition, and concerns for being different emerged as the most important adjustment problems predicting specific…
Descriptors: Divergent Thinking, Emotional Adjustment, Emotional Problems, Foreign Countries
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Tirri, Kirsi A.; Tallent-Runnels, Mary K.; Adams, Aida M.; Yuen, Mantak; Lau, Patrick S. Y. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2002
A study investigated predictors of teachers' attitudes (Finland=147, Hong Kong=214, United States=160) toward gifted education. Attitudes depended on whether or not they believed that their school had gifted children, all children are gifted, gifted children should help others, parents have the major responsibility, and special classes best meet…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education
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Chan, David W. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2001
Global and domain-specific self-concepts of 205 Chinese gifted adolescents in Hong Kong were assessed using 7 scales of the Self-Perception Profile for Adolescents. They differentiated 6 self-concept domains: scholastic competence, social acceptance, athletic competence, physical appearance, behavioral conduct, and class friendship. Homogeneous…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Athletics, Chinese