On Talent Development

Dai, D. Y. (2017). Envisioning a new foundation for gifted education: Evolving Complexity Theory (ECT) of talent development. Gifted Child Quarterly, 61, 172-182. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., Steenbergen-Hu, S., Zhou, Y. (2015). Cope and Grow: A grounded theory approach to early college entrants’ lived experiences and changes in a STEM program. Gifted Child Quarterly, 59, 75-90. (Click to download).

Dai, D. Y. (2013). Nurturing the gifted child or developing talent? Resolving a paradox. In D. Ambrose, B. Sriraman, & T. Cross (Eds.), The Roeper School: A model for holistic development of high ability (pp. 79-97). Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Sense Publishers. (Click to download).

Dai, D. Y., & Speerschneider, K. (2012). Cope and Grow: An affective curriculum for talent development. Talent Development and Excellence, 4, 181-199. (Click to download).

Dai, D. Y., & Renzulli, J. S. (2008). Snowflakes, living systems, and the mystery of giftedness. Gifted Child Quarterly, 52, 114-130. (Click to download).

Dai, D. Y. (2006). There is more to aptitude than cognitive capacities.  American Psychologist, 61, 723-724. (Click to download).

Dai, D. Y., & Coleman, L. J. (2005b). Introduction to the special issue on nature, nurture, and the development of exceptional competence. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 28, 254-269. (Click to download).

Dai, D. Y., & Coleman, L. J. (2005a). Conclusions and implications for gifted education. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 28, 374-388. (Click to download).

Dai, D. Y., & Schader, R. (2002). Decisions regarding music training: Parental beliefs and values. Gifted Child Quarterly, 46, 135-144. (Click to download).

Dai, D. Y., & Schader, R. (2001).  Parents’ reasons and motivations for supporting their child’s music training.  Roeper Review, 24, 23-26. (Click to download).

Dai, D. Y., & Renzulli, J. S. (2000). Dissociation and integration of talent development and personal growth: Comments and suggestions. Gifted Child Quarterly, 44, 247-251. (Click to download).

Feldhusen, J. F., Wood, B. K., & Dai, D. Y. (1997). Gifted students’ perceptions of their own talents. Gifted and Talented International, 12, 42-45. (Click to download).