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Towards a systemic theory of gifted education
In this target article, we argue that current approaches to gifted education are based on the erroneous view that to understand the development of exceptionality we need to understand firstly theExpand
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Towards a Systemic Theory of Gifted Education-1-Towards a Systemic Theory of Gifted Education
In this target article, we argue that current approaches to gifted education are based on the erroneous view that to understand the development of exceptionality we need to understand firstly theExpand
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An Information Processing Model of Creativity
A low-level model of creativity is developed in this study using an Information Processing perspective. The model proposes that associative processes are central to creativity and that dissimilarityExpand
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The optimal achievement model and underachievement in Hong Kong: an application of the Rasch model
Abstract Termed the optimal achievement model, a new method for the estimation of underachievement relies on measuring student potential (P) and achievement (A) using Rasch models and calculating anExpand
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Children’s cognitive ability and their academic achievement: the mediation effects of parental expectations
It is generally accepted that cognitive ability predicts academic achievement, and that parental involvement and expectations form part of the constellation of factors that predict their children’sExpand
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Discovering patterns of achievement in Hong Kong students: An application of the Rasch measurement model
Researchers have warned of the need to identify accurately students who are underachieving in Hong Kong, particularly among the gifted group. When comparing the relative effectiveness of threeExpand
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The involvement of Hong Kong parents in the education of their children: a validation of the Parents' Attributions and Perception Questionnaire
This study describes the validation and interpretation of the Parents' Attributions and Perception Questionnaire (PAPQ) using confirmatory factor analysis and Rasch modelling to report both theExpand
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Exceptionality and gifted education: a re-examination of its hard core
The commentaries to our target article Towards a systemic theory of gifted education differed in their assessments of the various arguments we put forward. Of the more than 40 responses to our targetExpand
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Alternatives to on-site evaluations of the performance of student-teachers: Issues in the measurement of inter-rater agreement
The evaluation of student-teacher performance during their field experience remains an important component of student-teachers’ professional training. However, increasing pressure on universityExpand
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