Graduate Theses and Dissertations
Below you will find a compilation of graduate theses and dissertations related to gifted education and talent development. To include your thesis/dissertation or the work of one of your recent students, please email the citation to email@example.com. Citations should be formatted as
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of dissertation/thesis (Doctoral dissertation [OR] Master’s thesis [OR] Specialist project). Academic Institution, City, State, Country. Retrieved from URL
The following list is arranged chronologically by year and alphabetically by name.
- Lynch, M. C. (2018). Educator perceptions of gifted English language learners (Specialist Project). Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, USA. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.wku.edu/theses/2088/
- Sheffield, J. S. (2018). Teacher attitudes towards gifted education in rural school districts (Specialist Project). Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, USA. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.wku.edu/theses/2077/
- Wong, M. (2018). New interpretations of giftedness in early years: Looking through the lens of social constructionism (Doctoral Dissertation). University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://ir.canterbury.ac.nz/handle/10092/16352
- Burger-Veltmeijer, A.E.J. (2016). Students with (suspicion of) IG+ASD: A study aimed at understanding the phenomenon of Intellectual Giftedness in co-occurrence with Autism Spectrum Disorder in relation to (needs-based) assessment (Doctoral dissertation). University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.
- Boran, M. (2016). The investigation of the perceived problem solving skills of the gifted and talented students in terms of their metacognitive awareness and critical thinking disposition (Master’s thesis). Mersin University, Institute of Educational Sciences, Mersin, Turkey. Retrieved from https://tez.yok.gov.tr/UlusalTezMerkezi/TezGoster?key=cbOXH84ZayrLjc0tI-QXKr-OnvAFKlvIuaId-Fj4zsu0T0ZTt66-69KXoiO20ffj
Miller, G. O. (2015). Academic success amongst a cohort of gifted and talented Māori and Pasifika secondary school boys: Elements that have contributed to their achievement (Doctoral thesis). The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://researchcommons.waikato.ac.nz/handle/10289/9779
Ballam, N. (2013). ‘Defying the odds’: Gifted and talented young people from low socioeconomic backgrounds (Doctoral thesis). University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10289/8424