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The Effects of Gifted Education on School Achievements and Academic Skills

  • Journal of The Korea Society of Computer and Information
  • Abbr : JKSCI
  • 2013, 18(10), pp.245-252
  • Publisher : The Korean Society Of Computer And Information
  • Research Area : Engineering > Computer Science

Jeongwon Choi 1 Eunkyoung Lee 2 Youngjun Lee 1

1한국교원대학교
2한국교육과정평가원

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to propose the implications after investigating how gifted education affected the school achievements and academic skills of students who have experience of gifted education. In this study, academic skills include academic knowledge, creative problem solving skills, logical thinking, persuasive skills, collaborative skills, self-directed learning skills,communication skills. The survey was conducted with 1,156 science high school and science academy students who have ongoing gifted education experience and depth interviews were also analyzed with some students to gather further in-depth information. As a result, students responded that gifted education affected very positively on knowledge, collaborative skills,communication skills and increased interest in related subjects. On the other hand, it showed lower positive responses on self-directed learning skills and persuasive skills. Also, students replied gifted education did not affect the school achievements but there was an opportunity to learn how to debate, research, and experiment and practice methods. The direction of gifted education to step forward was suggested based on these results. This study can be the basis for revising gifted education curriculum.

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