Subotnik (Eds.), International handbook for research on giftedness
and talent (2nd ed., pp.
I sometimes hear people refer to talent and creativity as derivative (and therefore lesser) constructs than giftedness
. I think this is unnecessarily discriminatory.
Furthermore, in the Munich Model of Giftedness
is conceptualised as a multi-factorised ability construct within a network of non-cognitive (e.g., motivation, interests, self-concept, control expectations) and social moderators which are related to the giftedness
factors (predictors) and the exceptional performance areas (criterion variables).
Emphasize the importance of teach ers and parents working together to ensure positive learning experiences for students with giftedness
from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds; and
Any review of giftedness
in relation to another variable faces the dilemma of multiple definitions of giftedness
in the various studies (Sternberg & Davidson, 2005).
The lack of information or ambiguous reasoning rendered by a counselor, teacher, or parent as to the meaning of giftedness
or why a student is expected to become an active member in the gifted program has been cited as one reason why diverse gifted students are not comfortable with or committed to the purposes for or need to participate in the gifted program.
In western society the two forms of giftedness
such as, spatial giftedness18 and creativity19 is common but is not well recognized and rewarded.
To achieve this experimental objective, four challenges are identified: (a) standardizing the definition of giftedness
, (b) identifying testing techniques that have little ceiling effects, (c) finding comparison groups that allow for random assignment, and (d) responding to attrition in longitudinal studies.
Determining whom gifted and talented education programs are intended to serve, and indeed what precisely childhood giftedness
is, are issues that have bedeviled the field almost since its inception.
During this period, Hollingworth and Terman established characteristics of gifted behavior, definitions of giftedness
, and guidelines for school programming based on empirical research (Jolly 2004).
The academics representing AGU at the conference was PhD Researcher at the Gifted Education Department in the College of Graduate Studies Reemiyah Hussain Al Mutairi who presented a research paper titled "Giftedness
Cloud Model a Psychological and Ecological Vision of Giftedness
RIYADH, Oct 31 (KUNA) -- Visiting Head of Sabah Al-Ahmad Center for Giftedness
and Creativity (SACGC) Dr.