Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Multiple Forms of Assessment to Identify Gifted and Talented Students in North Dakota
by Pollert, Erica, M.Ed., Minot State University, 2019, 41; 22619534
Abstract (Summary)

Identifying students for gifted and talented programs can be a long and challenging task. Teachers of the gifted are faced with finding the correct students for these programs, sometimes using a mixture of traditional and nontraditional identification methods. As of right now, there is no way to identify students for these programs in the United States that is mutually agreed upon by everyone involved. Looking specifically at North Dakota, teachers are constantly searching for not only the right students for their gifted programs but also the most accurate way to identify students for such programs. The purpose of this study is to understand advantages and disadvantages of using multiple forms of assessment to identify gifted and talented students in North Dakota. The study’s findings are from an online survey completed by gifted and talented educators across North Dakota.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Conn, Daniel
Commitee: Sandstrom, Clarine, Pedersen, Holly
School: Minot State University
Department: Education
School Location: United States -- North Dakota
Source: MAI 81/2(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Gifted Education
Keywords: Identification methods, Gifted programs, United States
Publication Number: 22619534
ISBN: 9781085695855
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