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Journal of Gifted/Talented Education
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The Korean Society for the Gifted
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Volume 24, Issue 6 - Dec 2014
Volume 24, Issue 5 - Oct 2014
Volume 24, Issue 4 - Aug 2014
Volume 24, Issue 3 - Jun 2014
Volume 24, Issue 2 - Apr 2014
Volume 24, Issue 1 - Feb 2014
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A Case Study on the Effects of Primary Concept of Division upon the Concept Composition Process as to Division of Fraction for 3-rd grade Child Prodigies of Elementary Schools
Kim, Hwa Soo ;
Journal of Gifted/Talented Education, volume 24, issue 3, 2014, Pages 339~358
DOI : 10.9722/JGTE.2014.24.3.339
On the subjects of elementary 3-rd grade three child prodigies who learned primary concept of division, this study explored how they could compose schema and transformed schema through recognition of precise concepts and linking with the contents of division of fraction. That is to say, this study examined in depth what schema and transformed schema as primary concept of division they composed to get relational understanding of division of fraction, and how they used the schema and transformed schema composed by themselves to approach problem solving as well as how they transformed the schema in their concept composition and problem solving competence. As a result, it was found that learning of primary concept of division played a key role of composing schema and transformed schema needed for coping with division of fraction, and that at this time, composition of the transformed schema and transformed schema derived from the recognition of primary concept of division could play the inevitable role of problem solving for division of fraction.
A Survey on the Problems and Conditions of Educational Guidance and Counselling in the Gifted Education Programs
Lee, Jae-Boon ; Lee, Mikyung ;
Journal of Gifted/Talented Education, volume 24, issue 3, 2014, Pages 359~377
DOI : 10.9722/JGTE.2014.24.3.359
The purpose of this study is to investigate the problems and conditions of educational guidance and counselling of teachers in the gifted classes. For the study, 267 teachers were sampled from the Gifted Education Institutes of metropolitan and provincial offices of education and Gifted Classes of the school across Korea, and the questionnaire developed by the researchers were administered to them. The results of this study are as follows : First, the 82% of respondents reported that the guidance and counselling in the gifted education is needed. So it demands the active responsive strategies on it. Second, the respondents reported that the selfish or self-centered traits of the gifted students are the most problematic in the gifted classes. It shows the emphasis should be put on the basic life habits and moral education in the guidance and counselling of the gifted education. Third, they pointed out the case-based education is needed for the parents of the gifted to correct their misconceptions about their children. Fourth, to support the teachers of the gifted program, the administrative measures have to be taken, like operation of character education program, forming a consultative group with the experienced teachers, developing the case-based guideline for the guidance and counselling for the gifted education, etc. Fifth, we should develop the Korean model of the gifted education to promote social capital for our future society.
The Teachers` Perceptions and the Current Status of in-service Training for the Arts Gifted
Maeng, HeeJu ; Kang, Byoungjik ;
Journal of Gifted/Talented Education, volume 24, issue 3, 2014, Pages 379~398
DOI : 10.9722/JGTE.2014.24.3.379
This research examined to seek managing the way of effectiveness for training through the teachers` perceptions and the current status of in-service training for the gifted in arts. Conclusions based on the results of the analysis are as follow. First, it is analyzed that about 49.4 percent of respondents do not have any experiences of in-service training related to the gifted education in arts and there are also teachers who teach with no experiences of in-service training. Moreover, it is also analyzed that in-service training is generally being conducted with revolving to basic courses and the opportunities that teachers are able to develop programs for themselves are offered insufficiently. Second, in terms of management of in-service training, it is implied that accessibility to the training site and the active promotion of program, as well as sufficient provision of information, have to be considered in advance. Third, teachers have recognition that it is important to secure the diversification of training types, professionalism of instructors and managing directors for the effectiveness of in-service training. Forth, in terms of program, teachers show that the provision of educational programs, the diversification of training contents and the differentiated opportunities for developing programs according to basic, advanced courses, which can be applied to the field of gifted education in arts are most important. Furthermore, the convenience of transportation and the amenity of training facility are said to be important elements. Therefore, we suggest that, for increasing the effectiveness of in-service training for teachers of the gifted in arts, not only differentiated in-service training model and curriculum which can be applicable to the field, but also efficient environment suitable for the characteristics of the gifted education in arts.
Narrative Inquiry into Happiness of Two Elementary Gifted Students
Jun, Byungok ; Han, Kisoon ;
Journal of Gifted/Talented Education, volume 24, issue 3, 2014, Pages 399~420
DOI : 10.9722/JGTE.2014.24.3.399
The purpose of this narrative inquiry is to explore two gifted elementary students` `happiness experience`. They narrated that they experienced strong happiness at the moment `doing something they really like for themselves `, `trying and achieving in self-directed way`, and `feeling trust, love, and support from their family`. Also happiness was the results of their effort. They made an effort to reduce their negative emotion against happiness by `controling their feeling doing something their favorite activities` and `working again and again until they succeed`. The results of the study show that social and emotional support as well as help in the cognitive aspects is important. Especially, parents variable was an essential condition for them to have happiness experiences. More specifically, the study show that overgovernment and excessive intervention from parents should be distinguished from `good caring` of their child. Practical implication of the study was discussed in depth.
Development and Application of Systems Thinking-based STEAM Education Program to Improve Secondary Science Gifted and Talented Students` Systems Thinking Skill
Park, Byung-Yeol ; Lee, Hyonyong ;
Journal of Gifted/Talented Education, volume 24, issue 3, 2014, Pages 421~444
DOI : 10.9722/JGTE.2014.24.3.421
In STEAM education, contents that has been extracted from a variety of areas, so it can work closely and systematically. Therefore STEAM education requires systems thinking that can be grasped effectively these different disciplines. The purposes of this study are to develop a STEAM program based on systems thinking, and apply the program to the secondary science gifted student in order to investigate the educational effect. A model of the Program developed from previous research and theoretical contents of systems thinking and STEAM. A draft of the STEAM program was developed on the theme of "rocket". A total of 113 students was participated in this study. 100 seventh and 13 eighth graders were enrolled at seigy. A single group pre-post test paired t-test was conducted on them in systems thinking skills. Result of applying the program to the students as follows. The systems thinking ability was improved after the application of the program. `Mental Model`, `Personal Skill`, `Team Learning`, and `System Analysis`, `Shared Vision` emerged for both improved significantly. In conclusion, the STEAM program based on system thinking improves students` systems thinking skills. This program of results can be helpful in cultivate human resources with the problem solving ability based on system thinking and STEAM literacy by used in public education curriculum.
Who are Identified through the Teacher Observation-recommendation System in the Aspects of Intelligence, Career Pattern, and Self-regulated Learning Ability?
Han, Ki-Soon ; Yang, Tae-Youn ; Park, In-Ho ;
Journal of Gifted/Talented Education, volume 24, issue 3, 2014, Pages 445~462
DOI : 10.9722/JGTE.2014.24.3.445
The purpose of the present study is to compare paper and pencil test utilized to identify gifted students so far to the recently introduced teacher observation-recommendation system. More specifically, this study compared intelligence, career patterns, and self- regulated learning abilities of gifted students who were identified through those two different identification system to explore the possibility of the newly introduced teacher observation-recommendation system. The results show that there was no significant difference in the aspect of overall IQ score. However, students who were identified through the observation-recommendation system showed significantly higher scores at some subscores of intelligence test, such as vocabulary application, comprehension, and schematization. In the aspects of career patterns, about 72% of gifted students who were identified through the previous paper and pencil test belonged to the `investigative` category of Holland. But more diverse career patterns such as enterprising, social, realistic, conventional including investigative categories were found in those students who were identified by the observation-recommendation system. There were also significant differences in the self-regulated learning abilities between two groups of students. Practical implications of the study were discussed in depth.
Conceptions Toward ICT in Students of Giftedness in Invention Classes
Lee, Jaeho ; Park, Kyungbin ;
Journal of Gifted/Talented Education, volume 24, issue 3, 2014, Pages 463~477
DOI : 10.9722/JGTE.2014.24.3.463
The purpose of this study was to investigate the conceptions toward ICT in students who are currently enrolled in giftedness in invention classes. A total of 147 students at the junior and high school level responded to a 33 item questionnaire. Results show that these students consider ICT as very important and that it will become more important in the future. They also indicated that they frequently use ICT in their studies and also in their work. But a majority of the students considered their level of expertise in the ICT area as `moderate`, and their application of the programs as `elementary`. Thus it can be assumed that these students did not have enough opportunity to learn ICT related skills. These students also expressed the desire to receive systematic instructions in the ICT area beginning from simple application to program development. The students thought that ICT skills need to be incorporated into the invention education to lead to better inventions. Considering the fact that the ICT area is becoming increasingly important and that Korea is considered a representative country in ICT, the reality of ICT education does not stand up to expectations, and the creative software development capacity is relatively low. Therefore, there is a need to incorporate ICT contents into the education for the giftedness in invention classes, and also to form connections with software development and invention education.