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Many Faces of Giftedness / Edition 1

Many Faces of Giftedness / Edition 1

by Alexinia Young Baldwin, Wilma Vialle


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ISBN-13: 9780766800069
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/29/1998
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dr. Alexinia Young Baldwin, is a Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut.

Dr Wilma Vialle is an Associate Professor in Educational Psychology and Gifted Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Wollongong. She is the author of several books, chapters and articles on child psychology and gifted education. Her major research interests are in intelligence and giftedness with a particular emphasis on equity issues.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION. PART 1: SOCIAL AND CULTURAL CHALLENGES: THE KALEIDOSCOPIC MASK. 1. African-Americans: USA. 2. Hispanic Americans: USA. 3. Aboriginal Populations: Australia. 4. Immigrant Non-English Speaking Populations: Australia. 5. Totalitarian Societies: The Ukraine. PART 2: LEARNING DISABILITY: THE MYSTERIOUS MASK. 6. USA Perspective. An Australian Case Study. PART 3: SENSORY AND PHYSICAL CHALLENGES: THE HIDDEN MASK. 7. The Deaf. 8. Vision Impairment. 9. Cerebral Palsy. PART 4: AUTISM: THE SILENT MASK. 10. USA Perspective. An Australian Case Study. PART 5: EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE: THE BEGUILING MASK. 11. USA Perspective. 12. Australian Perspective. CONCLUSION: Potential Unmasked: Lessons from this Book. INDEX.

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