Date of Award
Specialist in Education
Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
Dr. Carol F. Sheffer
Dr. Lawrence B. Schlack
Masters Thesis-Open Access
The objectives of this study were to identify the needs of 98 intellectually gifted students, grades 9-12; to assess those needs; and based on the assessment, to recommend action to fulfill those needs. An opinion survey, based on the North Central Association's "Secondary Student Questionnaire," was administered.
Approximately a third of the students responded that the faculty set only mediocre standards and held only average expectations for student performance.
The results of this study implied a need for the faculty to evaluate the curriculum considering the needs of gifted students and to consider changes in teaching methods based on current research to meet those needs.
Parker, "A Needs Assessment of Gifted Students at Superior High School" (1985). Master's Theses. 1393.