Saturday, August 4, 2007

Lit Review 9

Title: A longitudinal study of post-high school development in gifted individuals at risk for poor educational outcomes
Author: Jean Sunde Peterson
Author methodology:
14 gifted adolescents
4 year qualitative longitudinal study focusing on four developmental tasks:
gaining autonomy
becoming differentiated
establishing career direction
developing mature relationships
All participants completed Circumplex Model of Marital and Family Systems

Authors conclucions/implications:
conflict with parents proved to be a major factor in holding students back--it caused problems with gaining autonomy, establishing career direction, and developing mature relationships

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