Attitudes Toward Mentally Gifted Learners

  title={Attitudes Toward Mentally Gifted Learners},
  author={Uldis Smidchens and Donald F. Sellin},
This study involved the responses of 116 graduate students in education toward attitudes about mentally gifted learners. Attitude was defined as three behaviors: support for services, teachers of, and interaction of one's own normal child. Correlates of attitude were defined as sex, curriculum preparation, previous experience, and perceived traits of the gifted. The study reports the relative effects of these factors, and recommends the need for special training and services for regular… CONTINUE READING