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Title: A Study of Exceptional Mathematical Ability
Contributor(s): Merrotsy, P (author)
Publication Date: 2004
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/482
Abstract: This story about a remarkable student with exceptional ability in mathematics is told. The pseudonym chosen by the student is Albert. His story forms part of a broader study, which examines curriculum provisions for gifted students attending a small, rural, relatively isolated, comprehensive high school in an economically depressed area of NSW (Merrotsy, 2002)... The story of Albert is presented as a case study. It is not a case study in the traditional sense (Bassey, 1999, pp22-36). Here, the naturalistic portrayal of an individual follows a life history model, employing the narrative, in order to make a case to appeal to the reader's judgement... Albert's case study outlines his formative background and his educational experiences. It concludes with a summary of the issues that, in his opinion, are the most important for improving the curriculum for gifted students.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 13(1), p. 20-27
Publisher: Australasian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented
Place of Publication: North Haven South Australia
ISSN: 1323-9686
Field of Research (FOR): 130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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