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Program Evaluation in Gifted Education
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Program Evaluation in Gifted Education

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March 2004 | 168 pages | Corwin

Published in Association with National Association for Gifted Children

The expert guide to the major issues, the chief trends, and the most effective models of program evaluation in gifted education!

The readings in this ready-reference report on specific program evaluations, offer critical guidance in the development and utilization of instruments for assessing gifted and talented programs, and are designed to stimulate the discussion of issues surrounding the evaluation of gifted programs.

Key features include:

  • Carolyn M. Callahan's comprehensive and insightful examination of the past, present, and hopeful future of gifted program evaluation
  • Research-informed theories, practical guidelines, and successful models of evaluation
  • Recommendations for future exploration

Program evaluation has been considered an important, but neglected component of gifted education for the last three decades. Program Evaluation in Gifted Education provides much needed direction to program developers and practitioners who desire to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of their gifted programs.

The ERGE Series:

The National Association for Gifted Children series Essential Readings in Gifted Education is a 12-volume collection of seminal articles from Gifted Child Quarterly. Put the knowledge and power of more than 25 years of research on giftedness and talent into your hands with the leading theories, studies, and findings the experts in the field have to offer.


 
About the Editors
Sally M. Reis
Series Introduction
Carolyn M. Callahan
Introduction to Program Evaluation in Gifted Education
Carolyn M. Callahan
1. Asking the Right Questions: The Central Issue in Evaluating Programs for the Gifted and Talented
Kyle R. Carter, Wilma Hamilton
2. Formative Evaluation of Gifted Programs: A Process and Model
Marilynn J. Kulieke
3. The Role of Evaluation in Inservice and Staff Development for Educators of the Gifted
Grant Wiggins
4. Anchoring Assessment With Exemplars: Why Students and Teachers Need Models
Sally M. Reis, Joseph S. Renzulli
5. The Assessment of Creative Products in Programs for Gifted and Talented Students
Linda D. Avery, Joyce VanTassel-Baska, and Barbara O'Neill
6. Making Evaluation Work: One School District's Experience
Mary S. Landrum
7. An Evaluation of the Catalyst Program: Consultation and Collaboration in Gifted Education
Joyce VanTassel-Baska, Gordon B. Willis, and Donna Meyer
8. Evaluation of a Full-Time Self-Contained Class for Gifted Students
Eva L. Baker, John Schacter
9. Expert Benchmarks for Student Academic Performance: The Case for Gifted Children
Sara W. Lundsteen
10. Qualitative Assessment of Gifted Education
 
Index

Sample Materials & Chapters

Series Introduction by Sally M. Reis

Introduction


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