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Friday, October 14 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
4A: Motivation Paradigms in Gifted Education and their Application to Students from Underrepresented Groups

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Several constructs related to motivation have been found to be important for academic achievement.  What are these constructs and do they apply across all demographic groups?  In this presentation, Dr. Worrell will review several of the major motivation frameworks, show how they apply across demographic groups, and discuss the specific challenges that arise in motivating students from groups traditionally underrepresented in gifted and talented education backgrounds. 

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Dr. Frank Worrell

Professor; Faculty Director of the School of Psychology Program, University of California, Berkeley
Frank C. Worrell is a Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, where he serves as Faculty Director of the School Psychology Program, the Academic Talent Development Program, and the California College Preparatory Academy. He also holds... Read More →

Friday October 14, 2016 12:45pm - 1:45pm CDT
Sandstone Ballroom 3