15th Global virtual meeting December 17th 2011

Heads up! The Bavarian Center for Gifted and Talented Children is holding the next "Global Virtual Meeting for Gifted Education in Second Life",December 17th 2011 at 9 p.m. CEST. Invited speaker isProf. Dr. Michael Shaughnessy (USA)


Michael F. Shaughnessy is currently Professor of Psychology at Eastern New Mexico University. He has been involved in gifted education since receiving his doctorate from the University of Nebraska Lincoln, in 1983. He also holds master's degrees from Bank Street College of Education and the College of New Rochelle in Guidance and Counseling and School Psychology. He has some post doctoral training from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. He has presented on gifted topics in Australia, South Korea, South Africa, Slovenia, Finland, Germany, England, France, and has been a Consulting Editor for Gifted Education International. He has written, edited or co-edited about a dozen books and published several hundred articles, book reviews, research reports, interviews and commentaries.

He is Editor in Chief of SENG and member of the scientific council of the Bavarian Center for Gifted and Talented Children.

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