Handbook of Gifted Education / Edition 3

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Written by well-known scholars in the field, Handbook of Gifted Education is the most complete book in the field of gifted education and contains an excellent balance of research and practical applications. This book includes topics such as high-risk gifted learners, the development of social skills in gifted learners, the science and politics of intelligence, creativity; thinking skills, exceptional special abilities, theory and conceptions of creativity, transforming gifts into talents, gifted education in rural schools, and technology in gidted education. Teachers of special education.

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Forty-four chapters by educational and psychiatric experts examine important challenges and developments in gifted education. The book discusses a variety of curriculum and instructional models that foster academic and creative growth, including acceleration and enrichment programs. It also explores the negative impact of the de-tracking and cooperative learning movements on gifted education, and addresses psychological issues such as motivation, underachievement, perfectionism, and emotional giftedness. Additional topics include behavioral genetics, counseling issues, gifted adolescents and minority students, and services for gifted students with disabilities. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205340637
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 10/16/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 479,393
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents



Guest Foreword.

Julian C. Stanley, Johns Hopkins University.


1. Introduction and Overview.

Nicholas Colangelo, The University of Iowa.

Gary A. Davis, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

2. Issues and Challenges in the Education of Gifted Students.

James J. Gallagher, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

3. The Science and Politics of Intelligence in Gifted Education.

Linda S. Gottfredson, University of Delaware.


4. Nature and Nurture of Giftedness.

Abraham J. Tannenbaum, Columbia University.

5. Transforming Gifts into Talents: The DMGT as a Developmental Theory.

Françoys Gagné, Université du Québec 'a Montréal, Canada.

6. A Conception of Giftedness and Its Relationship to the Development of Social Capital.

Joseph S. Renzulli, Connecticut University.

7. Giftedness According to the Theory of Successful Intelligence.

Robert J. Sternberg, Yale University.

8. Multiple Intelligences: A Perspective on Giftedness.

Catya von Károlyi, Boston College .

Valerie Ramos-Ford, College of New Jersey.

Howard Gardner, Harvard University.

9. The Relationship Between Genetics and Intelligence.

Robert Plomin, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, England.

Thomas S. Price, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, England.

10. Psychological and Education Assessment of Gifted Children.

Susan G. Assouline, The University of Iowa.

11. Excellence with Justice in Identification and Programming.

E. Susanne Richert, Global Institute for Maximizing Potential, Ocean Grove, NJ.


12. New Directions in Enrichment and Acceleration.

Shirley W. Schiever, Tucson Unified School District, Tucson, Arizona.

C. June Maker, University of Arizona-Tucson.

13. Curriculum for Gifted Learners: Reflections on Theory, Research, and Practice.

Joyce VanTassel-Baska, College of William and Mary.

14. The Schoolwide Enrichment: Developing Creative and Productive Giftedness.

Joseph S. Renzulli, University of Connecticut.

Sally M. Reis, University of Connecticut.

15. Talent Searches: Meeting the Needs of Academically Talented Youth.

Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik, Carnegie Mellon University.

Camilla Persson Benbow, Vanderbilt University.

Susan G. Assouline, The University of Iowa.

Linda E. Brody, Johns Hopkins University.

16. Special Summer and Saturday Programs.

Paula Olszewski-Kubilius, Northwestern University.

17. Talented Youth at the Secondary Level: Services, Opportunities, and Activities.

John F. Feldhusen, Purdue University.

18. State-Supported Residential High Schools.

Penny Britton Kolloff, Illinois State University-Normal.

19. Developing Talent: Time, Task, and Context.

Lauren A. Sosniak, San Jose State University.

20. Mentoring the Gifted and Talented.

Donna Rae Clasen, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Robert E. Clasen, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

21. Grouping and Tracking.

James A. Kulik, University of Michigan.

22. Cooperative Learning and High Ability Students: Motivation and Performance Groups.

Ann Robinson, University of Arkansas-Little Rock.

23. Evaluating Gifted Programs: A Broader Perspective.

James H. Borland, Columbia University.


24. Identifying Creative Students, Teaching for Creative Growth.

Gary A. Davis, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

25. In the Habit of Skillful Thinking.

Arthur L. Costa, California State University-Sacramento, and Institute for Intelligent Behavior, El Dorado Hills, CA.

26. Artistic Giftedness.

Ellen Winner, Harvard Graduate School, Boston College.

Gail Martino, Gillette Advanced Technology Center, Needham, MA.

27. Talent, Accomplishment, and Eminence.

Herbert J. Walberg, University of Illinois-Chicago.

Deborah B. Williams, Chicago Public Schools.

Susie Zeiser, University of Illinois-Chicago.

28. When Does Giftedness Become Genius? And When Not?

Dean Keith Simonton, University of California-Davis.


29. Counseling Gifted Students.

Nicholas Colangelo, The University of Iowa.

30. Counseling Families.

Sidney M. Moon, Purdue University.

31. Emotional and Spiritual Giftedness.

Michael M. Piechowski, Northland College, Wisconsin.

32. Motivational Issues: Potential to Performance.

Terry McNabb, Coe College, Iowa.

33. Underachievement: A National Epidemic.

Sylvia B. Rimm, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and the Family Achievement Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

34. High Risk Gifted Learners.

Ken Seely, Colorado Foundation for Families and Children, Denver, CO.


35. Extreme Precocity: Prodigies, Savants, and Children of Extraordinarily High IQ.

Martha J. Morelock, Elmira College.

David H. Feldman, Tufts University.

36. Young Gifted Children.

Nancy Ewald Jackson, The University of Iowa.

37. Gifted Adolescents.

Robert A. Schultz, University of Toledo.

James R. Delisle, Kent State University.

38. Gender and Giftedness.

Barbara A. Kerr, Arizona State University.

Megan Foley Nicpon, Arizona State University.

39. Equity and Excellence: Culturally Diverse Students in Gifted Education.

Donna Y. Ford, The Ohio State University.

40. Exceptional Spatial Abilities.

David Lubinski, Vanderbilt University.

41. Gifted Children with Learning Disabilities.

Linda Kreger Silverman, Gifted Development Center and the Institute for the Study of Advanced Development, Denver, CO.


42. International Perspectives.

Miraca U. M. Gross, University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia.

43. Teachers of the Gifted: Gifted Teachers.

Laurie J. Croft, The University of Iowa.

44. Gifted Education in Rural Schools.

Nicholas Colangelo, The University of Iowa.

Susan G. Assouline, The University of Iowa.

Clar M. Baldus, The University of Iowa.

Jennifer K. New, Synapse Learning, Iowa City, IA.

45. Technology and the Gifted.

Michael C. Pyryt, University of Calgary, Canada.

46. Gifted Education and Legal Issues: Procedures and Recent Decisions.

Frances A. Karnes, The University of Southern Mississippi.

Ronald G. Marquardt, The University of Southern Mississippi.

47. Federal Involvement in Gifted and Talented Education.

Patricia O'Connell Ross, Javits Program, U.S. Department of Education.

Appendix: Journals in Gifted Education.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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