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Definitions and Conceptions of Giftedness

Definitions and Conceptions of Giftedness

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May 2004 | 208 pages | Corwin
The discussions in this volume explore the multiple faces of giftedness and talent, the validity of available assessments, and how educators can develop giftedness and talent.
About the Editors
Sally M. Reis
Series Introduction
Robert J. Sternberg
Introduction to Definitions and Conceptions of Giftedness
A. Harry Passow
1. The Nature of Giftedness and Talent
Robert J. Sternberg, Li-fang Zhang
2. What Do We Mean by Giftedness? A Pentagonal Implicit Theory
Nancy Ewald Jackson
3. Moving Into the Mainstream? Reflections on the Study of Giftedness
Bruce M. Shore, Arlene C. Dover
4. Metacognition, Intelligence and Giftedness
Mark A. Runco
5. Divergent Thinking, Creativity and Giftedness
Robert J. Sternberg
6. Wisdom as a Form of Giftedness
Francoys Gagné
7. Giftedness and Talent: Reexamining a Reexamination of the Definitions
George T. Betts, Maureen Neihart
8. Profiles of the Gifted and Talented
Herbert J. Walberg, Shiow-Ling Tsai, Thomas Weinstein, Cynthia L. Gabriel, Sue Pinzur Rasher, Teresa Rosecrans, Evangelina Rovai, Judith Ide, Miguel Trujillo, and Peter Vukosavich
9. Childhood Traits and Environmental Conditions of Highly Eminent Adults
Michael M. Piechowski, Nicholas Colangelo
10. Developmental Potential of the Gifted
David Henry Feldman
11. Child Prodigies: A Distinctive Form of Giftedness
Frances Degen Horowitz
12. A Developmental View of Giftedness
Jonathan A. Plucker, Carolyn M. Callahan, and Ellen M. Tomchin
13. Wherefore Art Thou, Multiple Intelligences? Alternative Assessments for Identifying Talent in Ethnically Diverse and Low Income Students

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ISBN: 9781412904278