Definitions and Conceptions of Giftedness

Definitions and Conceptions of Giftedness

by Robert J. Sternberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412904277

ISBN-13: 9781412904278

Pub. Date: 03/23/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Explores the most predominant and compelling theories on the multiple facets of giftedness, the validity of available assessments, and the development of giftedness and talent.  See more details below

Overview

Explores the most predominant and compelling theories on the multiple facets of giftedness, the validity of available assessments, and the development of giftedness and talent.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412904278
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/23/2004
Series:
Essential Readings in Gifted Education Series
Edition description:
Volume 1
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
693,810
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors
Series Introduction - Sally M. Reis
Introduction to Definitions and Conceptions of Giftedness - Robert J. Sternberg
1. The Nature of Giftedness and Talent - A. Harry Passow
2. What Do We Mean by Giftedness? A Pentagonal Implicit Theory - Robert J. Sternberg, Li-fang Zhang
3. Moving Into the Mainstream? Reflections on the Study of Giftedness - Nancy Ewald Jackson
4. Metacognition, Intelligence and Giftedness - Bruce M. Shore, Arlene C. Dover
5. Divergent Thinking, Creativity and Giftedness - Mark A. Runco
6. Wisdom as a Form of Giftedness - Robert J. Sternberg
7. Giftedness and Talent: Reexamining a Reexamination of the Definitions - Francoys Gagné
8. Profiles of the Gifted and Talented - George T. Betts, Maureen Neihart
9. Childhood Traits and Environmental Conditions of Highly Eminent Adults - 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
10. Developmental Potential of the Gifted - Michael M. Piechowski, Nicholas Colangelo
11. Child Prodigies: A Distinctive Form of Giftedness - David Henry Feldman
12. A Developmental View of Giftedness - Frances Degen Horowitz
13. Wherefore Art Thou, Multiple Intelligences? Alternative Assessments for Identifying Talent in Ethnically Diverse and Low Income Students - Jonathan A. Plucker, Carolyn M. Callahan, and Ellen M. Tomchin
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