Conceptual Frameworks for Giftedness and Talent Development Enduring Theories and Comprehensive Models in Gifted Education
Edited By Tracy L. Cross, Paula Olszewski-Kubilius Copyright 2020
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Conceptual Frameworks for Giftedness and Talent Development explores current and enduring theories and comprehensive models of giftedness and talent development. Each chapter:
- Includes a description of the model, theory, or framework.
- Shares the most important implications of each model, including underrepresentation and social justice issues.
- Includes discussion questions for use with students and professionals.
The editors also consider common issues across conceptual frameworks, such as the degree to which achievement defines giftedness, the goal of gifted education, and the role of psychosocial factors. This is a comprehensive reference for scholars and practitioners in the field, as well as those studying at the graduate level.
FOREWORD vii CHAPTER 1 Evolving Complexity Theory of Talent Development: A Developmental Systems Approach CHAPTER 2 The Talent Development Megamodel CHAPTER 3 Toward a Science of Expertise :Obstacles, Implications, and Applications CHAPTER 4 Tannenbaum’s Psychosocial Conception of Giftedness 93 CHAPTER 5 The Three-Ring Conception of Giftedness and the Schoolwide Enrichment Model: A Talent Development Approach for All Students CHAPTER 6 Nonuniversal Theory and the Development of Gifts and Talents CHAPTER 7 Transformational Giftedness CHAPTER 8 The Talent Search Model for Identifying and Developing Academic Talent CHAPTER 9 An Enhanced School-Based Conception of Giftedness CHAPTER 10 Advanced Academics: A Model for Gifted Education Without Gifted Students CHAPTER 11 Giftedness as IQ CHAPTER 12 Charting a Course for the Future ABOUT THE EDITORS ABOUT THE AUTHORS