Kurt A. Heller
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
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#1Albert ZieglerH-Index: 24
#2Kurt A. HellerH-Index: 21
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#1Albert ZieglerH-Index: 24
#2Kurt A. HellerH-Index: 21
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#1Kurt A. Heller (LMU: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)H-Index: 21
The Hector Seminar, an initiative of the Hans-Werner and Josephine Hector Foundation, the School Authority in the Northern Badenia Regional Administration, and the University of Karlsruhe (Institute of Technology), was launched first as a pilot project in 2001. The main objective of the seminar is to support highly MINT/STEM-talented grammar school (German gymnasium) students in the area of Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, and Mannheim. In the pilot phase of the seminar was from 2001 to 2008. A project te...
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#1Kurt A. Heller (LMU: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)H-Index: 21
This chapter reexamines perspectives on gifted education in the third millennium. Different sources of information enrich our knowledge regarding the individual needs and effects of the promotion of giftedness or talent. Relevant sources include the psychometric (status) vs. cognitive (process) paradigms, the descriptive vs. explanatory approaches, and prospective (status diagnostic) vs. retrospective (e.g., expertise) research paradigms. Giftedness or talent research (US-preferred terms) is kno...
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#1Kurt A. Heller (LMU: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)H-Index: 21
Each descriptive definition of giftedness and related terms is dependent on the intended use, e.g., from scientific aims, the goals and type of gifted support programs or from social considerations...
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After a brief introduction the theoretical basis of the Munich High Ability Test-Battery (MHBT) will be outlined in the first part of the article. The MHBT has been developed in the framework of the Munich longitudinal study of giftedness and talent. The MHBT includes not only cognitive predictors measuring several dimensions and types of giftedness concerning intellectual, creative or social abilities etc., but also giftedness-relevant non-cognitive personality and social moderators measuring i...
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#1Kurt A. HellerH-Index: 21
#2Heinz Neber (LMU: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)H-Index: 10
Last. Taisir Subhi-YaminH-Index: 2
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#1Kurt A. Heller (LMU: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)H-Index: 21
#2Christoph PerlethH-Index: 4
Abstract After a brief introduction the theoretical basis of the Munich High Ability Test-Battery (MHBT) will be outlined in the first part of the article. The MHBT has been developed in the framework of the Munich longitudinal study of giftedness and talent. The MHBT includes not only cognitive predictors measuring several dimensions and types of giftedness concerning intellectual, creative or social abilities etc., but also giftedness-relevant non-cognitive personality and social moderators me...
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#1Kurt A. Heller (LMU: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)H-Index: 21
#2Neville J. Schofield (University of Newcastle)H-Index: 7
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