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Analysis of the creativity level of the gifted students

Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
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DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2009.01.196
  • Gifted
  • Student
  • Creativity
  • Education
  • Education
  • Social Sciences


Abstract The aim of this study is; to analyse the creativity level of gifted students. The research group is consisted of 73 male and 48 female, total 121students of 5th and 6th grade, studying at the Ankara Science and Arts Centre. Firstly the available data about the aim of examination is given systematicly by researching the relavent literature; by this way a theoric frame is created about the subject. Secondly, Adaptation-Innovation Inventory (KAI),scale of creativity, developed by Kreton is applied on the students, joined to the investigations. In the analysis and interpretation of data, t-test; One Way Anova; and to measure the difference between the groups, Tukey test is used and significance of P < 0,05 is taken. SPSS (Statistical package for social sciences) package progam is used to evaluate and find the rated values. As a result of the study no important difference is found betweeen the creativity levels of the gifted studendts in terms of class variable, however an important difference is found in terms of the education level of parents variable. Being gifted is; one's ability of creating special things differntly from his peers, from the point of creativity, motivation and mental quality and combination of all these qualities. Gifted children that have high talent, creativity and potantial of responsibility of duty is thought to be necessary in many areas for the performance of true gifted.

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