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Ed Psych 203 Ch 4

Intelligence, Creativity, Wisdom

Ability grouping The practice of assigning students to separate instructional groups on the basis of similar levels of achievement
Creativity The ability to produce work that is novel, high in quality, and appropriate.
Convergent thinking The ability to generate a single correct solution to a problem
Divergent thinking The ability to generate several different possible responses to a problem
Extrinsic motivation The desire to do something so as to achieve rewards from an external source.
Intrinsic motivation The desire to do something simply for the reward of doing it, rather than for the sake of external rewards
Heritability The extent to which individual differences are genetically determined
Heritability coefficent A number between 0 and 1, used to describe the extent to which individual differences are genetically determined. 0 = heredity has NO influence. 1 = heredity is the only factor that has any influence.
Impulsive Cognitive style characterized by a tendency to produce quick answers without first carefully thinking them through.
Intelligence Ability to produce goal-directed, adaptive behavior. Components include: learning from experience, adaptability, and metacognition.
Intelligence quotient (IQ) Numerical score that compares the intelligence of each student with an average or standard performance.
Metacognition People's understanding and control of their own thinking processes.
Modifiability The extent to which an attribute is susceptible to change.
Theory of Multiple Intelligences Howard Gardner's theory suggesting the existence of at least eight distinct and relatively independent intelligences: linguistic/verbal, logical/mathematical, naturalist, spatial, musical, bodily-kinesthic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, etc.
Tracking The practice of assigning student to particular classes or groups of classes based on the students' ability levels.
Created by: ProfMahoney