Program Model

Our research into program models examines the philosophy and goals behind TIP’s program designs.  

Sample publications

Olszewski-Kubilius, P., Makel, M. C., Plucker, J. A., Subotnik, R. F. (2017). Universal principles of learning require unique applications for gifted students. Canadian Psychology, 58, 271-275. doi: 10.1037/cap0000118

Plucker, J. A., Rinn, A. N., & Makel, M. C. (Eds.) (2017). From Giftedness to Gifted Education: Reflecting Theory in Practices. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Steenbergen-Hu, S., Makel, M. C., Olszewski-Kubilius, P. (2016). What one hundred years of research says about the effects of ability grouping and acceleration on K-12 students’ academic achievement: Findings from two second-order meta-analyses. Review of Educational Research, 86, 849-899. doi:10.3102/0034654316675417

Holahan, W., & Sawyer, R. N. (1986). The counseling and consultation of TIP’s summer residential program. Roeper Review, 9, 108-113.

Lee, S., Matthews, M. S., & Olszewski-Kubilius, P. (2008). A national picture of talent search and talent search educational programs. Gifted Child Quarterly, 52, 55-69.

Makel, M. C., Lee, S. Y., Olszewski-Kubilius, P., & Putallaz, M. (2012). Changing the pond, not the fish: Following high ability students across different educational environments. Journal of Educational Psychology, 104, 778-792. doi:10.1037/a0027558.

Pleasants, R., Stephens, K. R., Selph, H., & Pfeiffer, S. I. (2004). Incorporating service-learning into leadership education: Duke TIP's Leadership Institute. Gifted Child Today. 27, 16-23.

Putallaz, M., Baldwin, J., & Selph, H. (2005). The Duke University Talent Identification Program. High Ability Studies, 16, 41-54.

Sawyer, R.N. (1984). The Duke University educational programs for brilliant youths. Roeper Review, 7, 103-109.

Sawyer, R.N. (1985). The early identification and education of brilliant students: The Duke model. The College Board Review, 135, 2-8.

Sawyer, R.N. (1986). Intellectual challenges and emotional support of the precocious child. Journal of Counseling and Development, 64, 593-597.

Stocking, V. B. (1998). "What I did on my vacation": Summer options for gifted students. Education for the Gifted and Talented, 82, 93-100.