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Gifted and Talented Education

Gifted and Talented Education

Four Volume Set
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March 2014 | 2 969 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Scholarly work in gifted and talented education has expanded rapidly in the last four decades throughout the world, but the number and diversity of journals in which these works are published make access difficult for many researchers and practitioners.  This Major Work gathers key research studies from that vast array of international resources, focusing in turn on assessing and educating gifted and talented, and creative students, with organization and commentary that allows the user easy access to and understanding of the literature.  

Volume One:  Assessing Intellectual Giftedness and Academic Talent
Volume Two: Educating and Guiding Gifted and Talented Students
Volume Three: Assessing Creativity
Volume Four:  Educating and Guiding Creative Students    

The Discovery and Encouragement of Exceptional Talent

Lewis Terman
The Legacy of Leta Hollingworth

Linda Kreger Silverman
The Case of “B”—A Gifted Negro Girl

Paul Witty and Martin Jenkins
Identifying and Nurturing the Intellectually Gifted

Julian Stanley
The Enrichment Triad Model: A Guide for Developing Defensible Programs for the Gifted and Talented

Joseph Renzulli
Part One: Identification
An Investigation of the Reliability and Factor Structure of Four New Scales for Rating the Behavioral Characteristics of Superior Students

Joseph Renzulli et al.
The Talent Search Model of Gifted Identification

Susan Assouline and Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik
Lies We Live By: Misapplication of Tests in Identifying the Gifted

Robert Sternberg
Giftedness and Talent: Reexamining a Reexamination of the Definitions

Francoys Gagné
Using Performance Tasks in the Identification of Economically Disadvantaged and Minority Gifted Learners: Findings from Project STAR

Joyce VanTassel-Baska, Dana Johnson and Linda Avery
The Predictive Accuracy of Verbal, Quantitative, and Nonverbal Reasoning Tests: Consequences for Talent Identification and Program Diversity

Joni Lakin and David Lohman
Identifying Gifted Students Using Teacher Rating Scales: A Review of Existing Instruments

Tania Jarosewich, Stven Pfeiffer and Jacqueline Morris
Spatial Ability and STEM: A Sleeping Giant for Talent Identification and Development

David Lubinski
Identifying Academically Gifted English Language Learners Using Nonverbal Tests: A Comparison of the Raven, NNAT, and CogAT

David Lohman, Katrina Korb and Joni Lakin
Giftedness and Intelligence Assessment in a Third World Country: Constraints and Alternatives

Patrick Sibaya, Mandla Hlongwane and Nomahlubi Makunga
Recent Developments in Research and Education of Supernormal Children in Mainland China

Jian-Nong Shi
Part Two: Curriculum Models
Ten Commandments for Academic Talent Development

Françoys Gagné
Synthesis of Research on Effects of Accelerated Instruction

James Kulik and Chen-Lin Kulik
Predictors of Success in Accelerated and Enrichment Summer Mathematics Courses for Academically Talented Adolescents

Adena Young, Frank Worrell and Nina Gabelko
Grouping Gifted Students: Issues and Concerns

John Feldhusen and Sidney Moon
Cooperation or Exploitation? The Argument against Cooperative Learning for Talented Students

Ann Robinson
Grouping the Gifted and Talented: Questions and Answers

Karen Rogers
Research Related to the Schoolwide Enrichment Triad Model1

Joseph Renzulli and Sally Reis
Deferential Differentiation: What Types of Differentiation Do Students Want? 

Lannie Kanevsky
Changing General Education Classroom Practices to Adapt for Gifted Students

Susan Johnsen et al.
The Integrated Curriculum Model

Joyce VanTassel-Baska and S. Wood
A Study of Curriculum Effectiveness in Social Studies

Catherine Little
Guidelines for Developing an Academic Acceleration Policy. National Work Group on Acceleration

Nicholas Colangelo et al.
The Effects of Grouping Practices and Curricular Adjustments on Achievement

Carol Tieso
Improving Performance for Gifted Students in a Cluster Grouping Model

D. Brulles, S. Cohn and R. Saunders
Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth after 35 Years: Uncovering Antecedents for the Development of Math-Science Expertise

David Lubinski and Camilla Persson Benbow
The Effects of Acceleration on High-Ability Learners: A Meta-Analysis

Saiying Steenbergen-Hu and SidneyMoon
Lessons Learned about Educating the Gifted and Talented a Synthesis of the Research on Educational Practice

Karen Rogers
Trends in Education Excellence Gaps: A 12-Year International Perspective via the Multilevel Model for Change

David Rutkowski, Leslie Rutkowski and Jonathan Plucker
What Predicts Teachers’ Attitudes toward the Gifted?

D. Betsy McCoach and Del Siegle
Towards Best Practice: An Analysis of the Efficacy of Curriculum Models in Gifted Education

Joyce VanTassel-Baska and Elissa Brown
Teaching the Gifted and Talented Teacher: A Training Model

Dorothy Sisk
High-Ability Students’ Participation in Specialized Instructional Delivery Models: Variations by Aptitude, Grade, Gender, and Content Area

Susan Assouline et al.
Gifted Education in the 21st Century

James Gallagher
Rethinking Giftedness and Gifted Education a Proposed Direction Forward Based on Psychological Science

Rena Subotnik, Paula Olszewski-Kubilius and Frank Worrell
Gifted Education Research 1994-2003: A Disconnect between Priorities and Practice

Jennifer Jolly and Todd Kettler
State of Research on Giftedness and Gifted Education: A Survey of Empirical Studies Published during 1998–2010 (April)

David Yun Dai, Joan Ann Swanson and Hongyu Cheng
A Longitudinal Examination of the Fourth Grade Slump in Creativity

E. Paul Torrance
Creativity: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Howard Gardner
Can Only Intelligent People Be Creative? A Meta-Analysis

Kyung Hee Kim
Can We Trust Creativity Tests? A Review of the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT)

Kyung Hee Kim
Development and Psychometric Integrity of a Measure of Ideational Behavior

Mark Runco, Jonathan Plucker and Woong Lim
A Report on the 40-Year Follow-Up of the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking: Alive and Well in the New Millennium

Bonnie Cramond et al.
Creativity and Giftedness: Published Instrument Uses and Abuses

Scott Hunsaker and Carolyn Callahan
A Meta-Analysis of Personality in Scientific and Artistic Creativity

Gregory Feist
Multiple Creativities? Investigating Domain-Specificity of Creativity in Young Children

Ki-Soon Han and Christine Marvin
Why Isn’t Creativity More Important to Educational Psychologists? Potential, Pitfalls, and Future Directions in Creativity Research

Jonathan Plucker, Ronald Beghetto and Gayle Dow
Is the Proof in the Pudding? Reanalyses of Torrance’s (1958 to Present) Longitudinal Study Data

Jonathan Plucker
Creative Giftedness: A Multivariate Investment Approach

Robert Sternberg and Todd Lubart
Intellectual Estuaries: Connecting Learning and Creativity in Programs of Advanced Academics

Ronald Beghetto and James Kaufman
Contrasting Intellectual Patterns Predict Creativity in the Arts and Sciences: Tracking Intellectually Precocious Youth over 25 Years

Gregory Park, David Lubinski and Camilla Benbow
Creative Thinking and Creative Performance in Adolescents as Predictors of Creative Attainments in Adults: A Follow-Up Study after 18 Years

Roberta Milgram and Eunsook Hong
The Effect Size of Variables Associated With Creativity: A Meta-Analysis

Hsen-Hsing Ma
Searching for Tomorrow's Innovators: Profiling Creative Adolescents

Barbara Kerr and Robyn McKay
Teaching for Creativity

E. Paul Torrance
Creative Problem Solving: The History, Development, and Implications for Gifted Education and Talent Development

Donald Treffinger and Scott Isaksen
The effectiveness of Creativity Training: A Quantitative Review

Ginamarie Scott, Lyle Leritz and Michael Mumford
Changing the Rules: Education for Creative Thinking

Robert Strom and Paris Strom
Reversing Underachievement: Creative Productivity as a Systematic Intervention

Susan Baum, Joseph Renzulli and Thomas Hebert
Hong Kong Chinese People's View of Creativity

Elisabeth Rudowicz and Anna Hui
Creative Teaching: Collaborative Discussion as Disciplined Improvisation

R. Keith Sawyer
Can Innovation Save Gifted Education? 2010 NAGC Presidential Address

Ann Robinson
Talent Development

Benjamin Bloom and Lauren Sosniak
Serving the Gifted: A National Survey of School Psychologists.

Stephanie Robertson, Steven Pfeiffer and Nicki Taylor
The Socioaffective Impact of Acceleration and Ability Grouping Recommendations for Best Practice

Maureen Neihart
A Narrow Escape Gifted Students' Perceptions of Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs

Holly Hertberg-Davis and Carolyn Callahan
A Summary of Research Regarding Early Entrance to College

Paula Olszewski-Kubilius
An Investigation of the College and Career Counseling Needs of Economically Disadvantaged, Minority Gifted Students

Paula Olszewski-Kubilius and Joy Scott
Social Coping among Academically Gifted Adolescents in a Residential Setting: A Longitudinal Study

Tracy Cross and Mary Ann Swiatek
Social Coping and Psychological Distress among Chinese Gifted Students in Hong Kong

David Chan
The Underachievement of Gifted Students: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go?

Sally Reis and D. Betsy McCoach
An Empirical Typology of Perfectionism in Gifted Adolescents

Felicia Dixon, Daniel Lapsley and Timothy Hanchon
McQueen Examining the Relationship between the Overexcitabilities and Self-Concepts of Gifted Adolescents via Multivariate Cluster Analysis

Anne Rinn et al.
Empirical Investigation of Twice-Exceptionality: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?

Megan Foley Nicpon et al.
Career Assessment with Intellectually Gifted Students

Barbara Kerr and Sandro Sodano
Encouraging Talented Girls in Math and Science: Effects of a Guidance Intervention

Barbara Kerr and Sharon Robinson Kurpius
Key features
  • The scholarly work in gifted and talented education has expanded rapidly in the last four decades throughout the world, but the number and diversity of journals in which these works are published make access difficult for many researchers and practitioners.  This major work is intended to solve this difficulty by collating key research studies from that vast array of resources.