An Evaluation of Studies on Language Skills of Gifted and Talented Children in Turkey Cover Image

Türkiye'de Üstün Zekâlı ve Yetenekli Çocukların Dil Becerilerine Yönelik Yapılan Araştırmaların Değerlendirilmesi
An Evaluation of Studies on Language Skills of Gifted and Talented Children in Turkey

Author(s): H. Özgür İnnalı
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Education, Turkish language
Published by: T.C. MEHMET AKİF ERSOY ÜNİVERSİTESİ EĞİTİM FAKÜLTESİ
Keywords: gifted; talented;language skills;

Summary/Abstract: Gifted and talented students are very crucial for the future of the country. They will also lead and affect to the country in many ways. In the literature, there are a wide variety of definition and theory related to the intelligence. In addition, the number of these findings are increasing with each passing day. These innovations affect the studies related to the gifted and talented students. Gifted and talented people have advance level of cognitive skills, thus they have a different mental construct compare to their peers who have a normal level of intelligence. To investigate gifted and talented students contributes their education lives and also provides an opportunity to improve students’ language skills who have a normal level of intelligence. The primary purpose of this study is to review the academic studies related to the features of gifted and talented students. In the direction of the examinations, it can be stated that to investigate and evaluate language skills of the gifted and talented students is a disregarded field in the Turkish literature.

  • Issue Year: 3/2017
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 75-94
  • Page Count: 20
  • Language: Turkish