On Gifted Education


Dai, D. Y. (2017). A century of quest for identity: A history of giftedness. In S. Pfeiffer (Ed.), The APA handbook on giftedness and talent (pp. 3-23). Washington DC: American Psychological Association Press. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (in press). Gifted children and gifted education. In Q. Wu (Ed.), Handbook of educational psychology (in Chinese, one of the Psychology Handbook series). Beijing, China: Higher Education Press. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2016). Envisioning a new century of gifted education: The case for a paradigm shift. In D. Ambrose & R. J. Sternberg (Eds.), Creative intelligence in the 21st century (pp. 45-63). New York: SensePublishers. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2016). Looking back to the future: Toward a new era of gifted education. In D. Y. Dai & C. C. Kuo (Eds.), Gifted education in Asia: Problems and prospects (pp. 295-318). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., Kuo, C. C. (2016). The state of gifted education in Asia: The need for a critical assessment. In D. Y. Dai & C. C. Kuo (Eds.), Gifted education in Asia: Problems and prospects (pp. vii-xvii). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., Steenbergen-Hu, S., & Yang, Y. (2016). Gifted education in China: How it serves a national interest and where it falls short. In D. Y. Dai & C. C. Kuo (Eds.), Gifted education in Asia: Problems and prospects (pp. 51-75). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2015). Understanding and serving precocious youth across nations: Introduction to the special issue on early college entrance programs. Roeper Review, 37, 5-8. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., & Steenbergen-Hu, S. (2015). Special Class for the Gifted Young: A 34-year experimentation with early college entrance programs in China. Roeper Review, 37, 9-18. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2015). Ten megatrends in gifted education and challenges for Asian countries. Forum on Gifted Education (Chinese), 13, 1-16. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2015). A Jeffersonian vision of nurturing talent and creativity: Toward a more equitable and productive gifted education. Asia Pacific Education Review, 16, 269-279. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2014). Thinking and learning styles.  In J. Plucker & C. Callahan (eds.), Critical issues and practices in gifted education (2nd ed., pp. 659-669).  Waco, TX: Prufrock Press. (Click to download)

Matthews, D. & Dai, D. Y. (2014). Gifted education: Changing conceptions, emphases, and practice. International Studies in Sociology of Education, 24, 335-353. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., & Chen, F. (2013). Three paradigms of gifted education: In search of conceptual clarity in research and practice. Gifted Child Quarterly, 57, 151-168. (Click to download)

Chen, J., Dai, D. Y., & Zhou, Y. (2013). Enable, enhance, and transform: How technology use can improve gifted education. Roeper Review, 35, 166-176.  (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., Rinn, A., & Tan, X. (2013) When the big fish turns small: Effects of participating in gifted summer programs on academic self-concepts. Journal of Advanced Academics, 24, 4-26.  (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2013). Excellence at the cost of social justice? Negotiating and balancing priorities in gifted education. Roeper Review, 35, 93-101. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2013). Gifted education in the USA: Problems and prospects. In T. Zheng, & J. Zhao (Eds.) International perspectives on gifted education (in Chinese) (pp. 67-91). Shanghai: East China Normal University Press. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2012). Giftedness in the making: A response to Ziegler and Phillipson (2012). High Ability Studies, 23, 47-50. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2012). The nature-nurture debate regarding high potential: Beyond dichotomous thinking. In D. Ambrose, R. J. Sternberg, & B. Sriraman (Eds.), Confronting dogmatism in gifted education (pp. 41-54). New York: Routledge. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2011). Hopeless anarchy or saving pluralism? Reflections on our field in response to Ambrose, VanTassel-Baska, Coleman, and Cross. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 34, 705-730. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., Swanson, J., & Cheng, H. (2011). State of research on giftedness and gifted education during 1998-2010. Gifted Child Quarterly, 56, 126-138. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2009). Essential tensions surrounding the concept of giftedness. In L. Shavinina (Ed.), International handbook on giftedness (pp. 39-80). New York: Springer Science. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2005). Reductionism versus emergentism: A framework for understanding conceptions of giftedness. Roeper Review, 27, 144-151. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2004). Why the transformation metaphor doesn’t work well: A comment on Gagné’s DMGT model. High Ability Studies, 15, 157-159. (Click to download)                                                                        

Dai, D. Y. (2003). The making of the gifted: Implications of Sternberg’s WICS model of giftedness. High Ability Studies, 14, 141-142. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2002). Are gifted girls motivationally disadvantaged? Review, reflection, and redirection.  Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 25, 315-358. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2001). A comparison of gender differences in academic self-concept and motivation between high ability and average Chinese adolescents.  Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, 13, 22-32. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2000). To be or not to be (challenged), that is the question: Task and ego orientations among high-ability, high-achieving adolescents. Journal of Experimental Education, 68, 311-330. (Click to download)

Feldhusen, J. F., Dai, D. Y., & Clinkenbeard, P. R. (2000). Dimensions of competitive and cooperative learning among gifted learners. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 23, 328-342. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., & Zhang, W. (2000). The schoolwide enrichment model: Historical backgrounds, theoretical foundations, and application values.  In J. S. Renzulli & S. M. Reis (authors), The schoolwide enrichment model: A how-to guide for educational excellence (Chinese version) (pp. 1-8).  Shanghai: East China Normal University Press. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., & Feldhusen, J. F. (1999).  A validation study of Thinking Styles Inventory: Implications for gifted students. Roeper Review, 21, 302-307. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., & Davis, J. K. (1998). Field dependence, academic achievement, and career orientations: A study of Chinese high school students. Gifted and Talented International, 13, 34-39. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., Moon, S. M., & Feldhusen, J. F. (1998). Achievement motivation and gifted students: A social cognitive perspective. Educational Psychologist, 33, 45-63. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., & Feldhusen, J. F. (1996). Goal orientations of gifted students. Gifted and Talented International, 11, 84-88. (Click to download)