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Program Evaluation in Gifted Education
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Program Evaluation in Gifted Education

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May 2015 | 168 pages | Corwin
The readings in this volume report on specific programme evaluations, offer critical guidance in the development and utilization of instruments for assessing Gifted and Talented programmes, and provide stimuli for the discussion of issues surrounding G/T programme evaluation.
 
About the Editors
Sally M. Reis
Series Introduction
Carolyn M. Callahan
Introduction to Program Evaluation in Gifted Education
Carolyn M. Callahan
1. Asking the Right Questions: The Central Issue in Evaluating Programs for the Gifted and Talented
Kyle R. Carter, Wilma Hamilton
2. Formative Evaluation of Gifted Programs: A Process and Model
Marilynn J. Kulieke
3. The Role of Evaluation in Inservice and Staff Development for Educators of the Gifted
Grant Wiggins
4. Anchoring Assessment With Exemplars: Why Students and Teachers Need Models
Sally M. Reis, Joseph S. Renzulli
5. The Assessment of Creative Products in Programs for Gifted and Talented Students
Linda D. Avery, Joyce VanTassel-Baska, and Barbara O'Neill
6. Making Evaluation Work: One School District's Experience
Mary S. Landrum
7. An Evaluation of the Catalyst Program: Consultation and Collaboration in Gifted Education
Joyce VanTassel-Baska, Gordon B. Willis, and Donna Meyer
8. Evaluation of a Full-Time Self-Contained Class for Gifted Students
Eva L. Baker, John Schacter
9. Expert Benchmarks for Student Academic Performance: The Case for Gifted Children
Sara W. Lundsteen
10. Qualitative Assessment of Gifted Education
 
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Series Introduction by Sally M. Reis

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Carolyn M. Callahan

Carolyn M. Callahan received her Ph.D. in the area of Educational Psychology with an emphasis in gifted educa-tion from the University of Connecticut. Since that time she has been on the faculty of the University of Virginia where she has developed the graduate program in gifted education, the Summer and Saturday Program for gifted students, and has been the director of the University of Virginia National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented for the past 12 years. She has done research across a broad range of topics in gifted education including the areas of the identification of gifted students, the evaluation of gifted programs,... More About Author

Sally M. Reis

Sally M. Reis is a professor and the department head of the Educational Psychology Department at the University of Connecticut where she also serves as principal investigator of the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. She was a teacher for 15 years, 11 of which were spent working with gifted students on the elementary, junior high, and high school levels. She has authored more than 130 articles, 9 books, 40 book chapters, and numerous monographs and technical reports.  Her research interests are related to special populations of gifted and tal-ented students, including: students with learning disabilities, gifted... More About Author

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