EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes Marketplace items.
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals.
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals
Conceptions of Giftedness

Conceptions of Giftedness - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0521547307

Cover of Conceptions of Giftedness 2ND 06 (ISBN 978-0521547307)
ISBN13: 978-0521547307
ISBN10: 052154730X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 06
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 2006
International: No

List price: $49.99

Save $9.99 (20%)

More Shipping Options

Conceptions of Giftedness - 2ND 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0521547307

Robert Sternberg and Janet Eds. Davidson

ISBN13: 978-0521547307
ISBN10: 052154730X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 06
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Published: 2006
International: No

What does it really mean to be gifted and how can schools or other institutions identify, teach, and evaluate the performance of gifted children? Gifted education is a crucial aspect of schooling in the United States and abroad. Most countries around the world have at least some form of gifted education. With the first edition becoming a major work in the field of giftedness, the second edition of Conceptions of Giftedness aims to describe the major conceptions of what it means to be gifted, and how these conceptions apply to identification, instruction, and assessment of the gifted. It will provide specialists with a critical evaluation of various theories of giftedness, give practical advice to teachers and administrators on how to put theories of gifted education into practice, and to enable the major researchers in the field to compare and contrast the strengths of their theoretical models.

Table of Contents

1. Gifted education without gifted children: the case for no conception of giftedness James Borland;
2: Youths who reason exceptionally well mathematically and/or verbally: using the MVT:D4 model to sevelop their talents Linda E. Brody and Julian Stanley;
3. A child responsive model of giftedness Carolyn M. Callahan and Erin M. Miller;
4. School-based conception of giftedness Tracy L. Cross and Laurence J. Coleman;
5. Giftedness, talent, expertise and creative achievement John F. Feldhusen;
6. Permission to be gifted: how conceptions of giftedness can change lives Joan Freeman;
7. From gifts to talents: the DMGT as a developmental model Francoys Gagne;
8. Nurturing talent in gifted students of color Edmund Gordon and Beatrice L. Bridglall;
9. The Munich model of giftedness designed to identify and promote gifted students Kurt A. Heller, Cristoph Perleth and Tock Keng Lim;
10. Systemic approaches to giftedness: contributions of Russian psychology Ida Jeltova and Elena L. Grigorenko;
11. Giftedness and gifted education Franz J. Monks and Michael W. Katzko;
12. The importance of contexts in theories of giftedness: learning to embrace the messy joys of subjectivity Jonathan A. Plucker and Sasha A. Barab;
13. Feminist perspectives on talent development: a research based conception of giftedness in women Sally M. Reis;
14. The three-ring conception of giftedness: a developmental model for promoting creative productivity Joseph S. Renzulli;
15. In defense of a psychometric approach to the definition of academic giftedness: a conservative view from a die-hard liberal Nancy M. Robinson;
16. Creative giftedness Mark A. Runco;
17. Genetics of giftedness: the implications of an emergenic -epigenetic model Dean Keith Simonton;
18. The WICS model of giftedness Robert J. Sternberg;
19. Beyond expertise: conceptions of giftedness as great performance Rena F. Subotnik and Linda Jarvin;
20. Domain-specific giftedness: applications in school and life Joyce Van Tassel-Baska;
21. Extreme giftedness Catya von Karolyi and Ellen Winner;
22. Making giftedness productive Herbert J. Wahlberg and Susan J. Paik;
23. The actiotope model of giftedness Albert Ziegler;
24. (Discussion) The scientific study of giftedness Richard E. Mayer.

Digital Rights

eBook Requirements
Adobe Digital Editions Minimum System Requirements
Minimum System Requirements:
  • Windows 7/8, or Mac OS X 10.6 or above
  • At least 512 MB RAM, 600 mHZ processor, and 40 MB of hard drive space (75MB for Mac OS)
Software Requirements:

eBooks and eChapters can be viewed by using Adobe Digital Editions eBook Reader.

After purchasing your eBook or eChapter, you will be emailed instructions on where and how to download your free reader.

Download Requirements:

Due to the size of eBooks, a high-speed Internet connection (cable modem, DSL, LAN) is required for download stability and speed. Your connection can be wired or wireless.

Being online is not required for reading an eBook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet during the download process.

User Help:

Click here to access the Adobe Digital Editions FAQ

Digital Rights
Adobe Digital Edition
Copying: Allowed, 5 selections may be copied every 30 days
Printing: Allowed, 20 prints for 30 days
Expires: No Expiration
Reading Aloud: Allowed
Sharing: Not Allowed
Min. Software Version: Adobe Digital Editions eBook Reader
Suitable Devices: PCs, Tablet PCs, Macs, Laptops

Digital Rights Management (DRM) Key

Copying - Books that cannot be copied will show "Not Allowed." Otherwise, this will detail the number of times it can be copied, or "Allowed with no limits."

Printing - Books that cannot be printed will show "Not Allowed." Otherwise, this will detail the number of times it can be printed, or "Allowed with no limits."

Expires - Books that have no expiration (the date upon which you will no longer be able to access your eBook) will read "No Expiration." Otherwise it will state the number of days from activation (the first time you actually read it).

Reading Aloud - Books enabled with the "text-to-speech" feature so that they can be read aloud will show "Allowed."

Sharing - Books that cannot be shared with other computers will show "Not Allowed."

Min. Software Version - This is the minimum software version needed to read this book.

Suitable Devices - Hardware known to be compatable with this book. Note: Reader software still needs to be installed.

List price: $49.99
  • etextbook
  • $40.00
  • Marketplace
  • From
More Shipping Options