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Journal of Gifted/Talented Education
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The Korean Society for the Gifted
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Volume 18, Issue 3 - Dec 2008
Volume 18, Issue 2 - Aug 2008
Volume 18, Issue 1 - Apr 2008
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Needs Assessment of Administrative and Financial Support for Effective Performance of Teacher Professionalism of Gifted Education
Seo, Hae-Ae ;
Journal of Gifted/Talented Education, volume 18, issue 2, 2008, Pages 175~200
The study aims to assess needs of administrative and financial support for effective performance of teacher professionalism of gifted. For this end, practicing teachers of gifted education were nationwide selected for survey questionnaires. The first survey of five-scale Likert item was conducted in July 2005 with 236 teachers and the second survey of open-ended item was done in November 2005 with 123 teachers. All the respondents provided their perceptions to current status of administrative and financial support for gifted education and needs for their effective performance of professionalism. Suggestions for improving conditions of administration and finance in terms of effective performance of teacher professionalism in gifted education were as follows: First, teachers should be assigned as full-time for gifted education. Otherwise, their teaching hours and other related jobs should be, reduced Second, the financial support for gifted education should be increased, in particular, more in provincial areas than metropolitan cities. Third, appropriate grouping and counseling according to diverse differences of students should be done. Fourth, understanding of principals and teachers in general education as well as parents and general public toward gifted education should be improved through inservice education program and other education programs. Further, teachers of gifted education should be provided with more frequent opportunities for participating inservice programs in quality, share knowledge and experiences among teachers through network systems, and be given appropriate incentives for better performance of professionalism.
Scientific Creativity and Visual Artistic Creativity: The Domain-universality and Domain-specificity on Creative Accomplishment
Kang, Jung-Ha ; Choe, In-Soo ;
Journal of Gifted/Talented Education, volume 18, issue 2, 2008, Pages 201~237
The object of this research is to understand the domain-universality and domain-specificity of scientific domain and visual art domain from case studies on individuals who had made creative accomplishments in the domain of science and visual art. For case studies, 10 people who made creative accomplishments in the science and technology domain and 9 people who made creative accomplishments in the visual art domain were selected as the research participants. The conclusions for the case studies were made on the data obtained from interviewing the research participants using KES as an analytical frame. The findings of this study support as follows. Creativity on scientific domain and visual art domain is both the domain-universality and domain-Specificity. The domain-universality Of scientific domain and visual art domain is related to the nature of human beings, originality in creativity, and the natural selection. On the other hand, The domain-specificity of scientific domain and visual art domain is related to the type of knowledge and the context of applying the knowledge, will, thinking skill, direction, and social components.
Elementary School Entrance Age and Selection of Gifted Students
Lee, Soon-Joo ; Park, Chan-Oung ;
Journal of Gifted/Talented Education, volume 18, issue 2, 2008, Pages 239~264
The gap in academic achievement owing to entrance age in elementary school has been used as important basic data to formulate policies on school entrance system and other educational policies. Other countries have made further studies to prove the effect on academic achievement of age gap between students in the same grade. This study identified the clear difference in a component ratio in the participants and the successful candidates based on the by entrance age during the entrance examination of the "K" science education center for the gifted. Also, this study analyzed the difference in success in an examination depending on the season of birth between the participants and the successful candidates during the entrance examination. It also compared the birth ratio by season of each group including common students. Some preceding studies with common or backward students show the result that students who entered the school in full age have higher level of academic achievements than students in younger age. But the results of this study proved that gifted students who entered the school in full age did not have a high level of academic achievements. Like these studies, this study show the result that school entrance age works as an important factor of selection of gifted students. Students who entered the school in full age entered much more the "K" science education center for gifted students than students in young age.
An Investigative Study on the Recognition for the Talented Children Education, Classified with Parents' Upbringing Styles
Won, Eun-Sil ; Oh, Jong-Chul ;
Journal of Gifted/Talented Education, volume 18, issue 2, 2008, Pages 265~292
This thesis was projected for the purpose of looking into the recongnition of the talented children education, classifying with parents' up-bringing styles, and it classified parents' upbringing styles with affection, refusal, and autonomy, aiming at 189 parents whose children are enrolled in public kindergartens located at three urban districts, J City, G City, and I City, and four rural districts, J County, M County, O County, and I County, and investigated the recongnition for the talented children education,, basing on four kinds of inclination. The results are as followings. First, it is important to activate parent education for the talented children, to help parents, who bring up children with refusal attitude, to give their children sufficient affection, to offer children the chances to express freely and explore, to give children possible permission, and to accept children completely, Second, the cultivated experts with specialized culture and disposition are necessary to grasp the peculiarity of talented children in respective fields. Third, the establishment of the expert talented children education institution specializing in research is necessary Fourth, at the national level, no-fee education for the talented children has to be carried into effect, the national talented children education agencies have to be established widely, researches for the talented children have to be established, the experts for educating talented children have to be brought up, and research expenses have to be supplied to respective talented children education agencies.
A Study on the Personality Types, Rearing Attitudes of the Gifted Children's Parents
Ha, Jong-Duk ;
Journal of Gifted/Talented Education, volume 18, issue 2, 2008, Pages 293~311
This study was designed to examine how parents personality type and rearing attitude are different between parents of normal children and those of gifted children. For the study, MBTI test 3nd personality type test were carried out towards 186 elementary schoolers' mothers. The collected data was analyzed by SPSS WIN 10.0 with the significance level 0.5. The results are as follows. First, the mothers of gifted children had in trovert personality more than those of normal children. The mothers of normal children, on the other hand, showed more extrovert personality than those of gifted children. In addition, comparing to the mothers of normal children, the mothers of gifted children showed intuition type and judging type. However, the mothers of normal children had more perceiving one. Second, the mothers of gifted children showed more acceptive and self-regulating attitude than those of normal children. On the contrary, the mothers of normal children showed more rejecting and controlling attitude.
Meta-evaluation for Evaluation of Science Gifted Educational Institutions Affiliated with Universities
Seo, Hae-Ae ; Jung, Hun-Chul ;
Journal of Gifted/Talented Education, volume 18, issue 2, 2008, Pages 313~341
The research attempted to propose directions for improving evaluation of science gifted educational institutions affiliated with universities through its meta-evaluation. A survey questionnaire was developed and responded by 25 representatives of 25 science gifted educational institutions and 9 evaluation committee members in February 2008. According to research results, it was found that reference-criteria and categories for evaluation were abstract and did not reflect varied characteristics of individual institutions. Evaluation of outcomes mainly emphasized student number admitted by science high schools and science gifted school. Evaluation was performed for the sake of judging ranks. In addition, research capacity of institutions was not even considered as an evaluation element. For its improvement, the followings were suggested: First, evaluation should be functioned as consulting. Second, evaluation criteria are presented as concrete as it can be. Third, on-site evaluation should be introduced Fourth, evaluation process and results should be publicized Fifth, satisfaction by student and parents should be also included. Furthermore, exemplary cases of science gifted educational institutions should be identified and rewarded, and their management strategies should be disseminated with other institutions.
The Relationship between the Creativity and Motivation of Scientifically Gifted Students
Hur, Chin-Hyu ; Yee, Young-Hwan ;
Journal of Gifted/Talented Education, volume 18, issue 2, 2008, Pages 343~363
The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship creativity and motivation. The subjects were 297 gifted students, selected in the examination for entrance to the Science Education Institute for the Gifted located Jeonbuk. To compare the gifted students' creativity and motivation with the normal students', this study used the standardized test, the Creativity Inventory for Students(by Choi & Lee, 2004) and Multi-Dimensional Learning Strategy Test(by Park, 2006). The major results of this study were as follows; First, The gifted students group was high group in the creativity, and especially the gifted girls were significantly higher than the gifted boys. Second, learning motivation of the gifted students were high or than the normal students and the gifted students were inclined to cope actively to challenge situation rather than avoid. Third, The Creativity showed the positive relationship with learning motivation, the negative relationship with avoid motivation, and moderate relationship with competitive motivation. This result suggested that it is very important to encourage gifted students to the intrinsic motivation rather than extrinsic motivation like competition or achievement in education.