Articles & Papers: Talent Assessment and Talent Development

Oreck, B. (2001). The Talent assessment process in dance, music and theater (D/M/T TAP): New research on the assessment and identification of talent in young people

ABSTRACT: A summary of the research into the Talent Assessment Process in Dance (DTAP), Music (MTAP) and Theater (TTAP). [ Download PDF ]

Oreck, B. (2005). A powerful conversation: Teachers and artists collaborate in performance-based assessment. Teaching Artist Journal, 3 (4), 220-227.

Introducing a field-tested approach to identify artistic ability and accurately assess student learning.[ Download PDF ]

Oreck, B. (2013). Looking for Artistry. In Organic Creativity Edited by Jane Piirto, published by Prufrock Press.

ABSTRACT: A personal memoir on a journey to discover the nature of artistry and artistic talent.[ Download PDF ]

Oreck, B. (2004). Project Start ID: Statewide Arts Talent Identification and Development: Assessment and Identification Results. Ohio Alliance for Arts Education.

ABSTRACT: A summary of the results of a 3 year US Department of Education Jacob Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education grant.[ Download PDF ]

Oreck, B. (2004). The Role of Classroom Teachers in Identifying and Nurturing Students' Artistic Abilities. Ohio Alliance for Arts Education.

ABSTRACT: Classroom teacher are a key participant in the Talent Assessment Process in Dance, Music and Theater (D/M/T TAP). Teacher rarely have the opportunity to see their students engaged in the arts. Careful observarvation of arts classes can help them appreciate strengths they may not have been aware of and consider ways to help students utilize those abilities in the classroom. [ Download PDF ]

Oreck, B., Baum, S. & McCartney, H. (1999). Artistic talent development for urban youth: The promise and the challenge. Champions of Change: The impact of the arts on learning. The Arts Education Partnership, Washington, D.C.1999.

ABSTRACT: A Chapter from Champions of Change based on the National ResearchNational Research Center on the Gifted and Talentedmonograph.

Oreck, B., Baum, S. & McCartney, H. (2000). Artistic talent development for urban youth: The promise and the challenge. Research Monograph for the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented at the University of Connecticut, Storrs.

ABSTRACT: Full results of the case study research summarized in Champions of Change [ Download PDF ]

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