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Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis recenzuojamoje užsienio tarptautinės konferencijos medžiagoje / Article in peer-reviewed foreign international conference proceedings (P1d)
Field of Science: Psichologija / Psychology (S006)
Author(s): Petrulytė, Ala
Title: Gabių vaikų (5-12 klasės) kūrybiškumo (verbalinio ir neverbalinio) ir mokymosi pasiekimų ypatumai
Other Title: Peculiarities of verbal and non-verbal creativity, learning achievements among gifted children (secondary school grades 5-12)
Is part of: Gifted children: challenges and possibilities : international scientific conference : selected papers : 2007, October 2-5, Kaunas, Lithuania. , 2007
Extent: p. 40-44
Date: 2007
Keywords: Gifted children;Creativity;Learning achievement
Abstract: School and Education in Lithuania is under reformation. One of the main purposes of education is to develop gifted and creative personality. The aim of investigation was to analyze verbal and non-verbal creativity, learning success and their interrelations among gifted children (secondary school, grades 5-12). TTCT / Test of Creative Thinking (non verbal and verbal) (by E.P.Torrance, 1974) was used as main evaluation tool. The most important parameters of creative thinking were: fluency, flexibility, originality, elaboration. Also there was collected data about intelligence of gifted children (WISC-III / Intelligence scale for children (by D.Wechsler, 2002) and their average achievements at school. Research results of creative thinking were processed with the use of 14 version of SPSS Microsoft Word and Excel. 93 children of secondary school (5-12 grades) in different Lithuanian cities (Vilnius, Kaunas, Alytus, Raseiniai and others) were investigated using the methods above. There were tested 37 gifted children and 56 - as control group. The main result showed: Verbal and non-verbal creativity parameters (fluency, flexibility, originality, elaboration) among: gifted children are with statistical significance higher than among children of control group. Parameters of verbal creativity among children have a positive correlation with their academic achievements (fluency r=0,473, p=0,000; flexibility r=0,4 p=0,000, originality r= 0,412, p=0,000, elaboration r= 0,460, p= 0,000). There are found no peculiarities of creativity in gender among gifted children
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Švietimo akademija
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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