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The Resource Project Talent Public Use File, 1960-1976, John C. Flanagan, David V. Tiedemanet al, (electronic resource)

Project Talent Public Use File, 1960-1976, John C. Flanagan, David V. Tiedemanet al, (electronic resource)

Label
Project Talent Public Use File, 1960-1976
Title
Project Talent Public Use File, 1960-1976
Statement of responsibility
John C. Flanagan, David V. Tiedemanet al
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This data collection contains a representative portion of the data collected through Project TALENT, a longitudinal survey designed to investigate the personal, educational, and experiential factors that promote or inhibit the development of human talents. Seven specific objectives of this study were: (1) to inventory the pool of available talent for training in science, engineering, and other professional fields, (2) to assess the relationships among aptitudes, interests, and other factors, (3) to determine the extent to which lack of interest or motivation limit the development of individuals' talents, (4) to identify the main factors affecting vocational choice, (5) to identify predictors of creativity and productivity, (6) to assess the effectiveness of various types of educational experience, and (7) to provide a basis for developing procedures for realizing individuals' potential. Extensive data were obtained in 1960 from a sample of 400,000 students in grades 9-12 in the United States. Follow-up surveys were conducted one year, five years, and 11 years after high school graduation. This data collection contains data for a subsample (about 1 percent) of respondents made up of 4,000 of the original 400,000 Project TALENT participants (1,000 men and women from each of the high school classes of 1960-1963), all of whom had responded to the 11-year follow-up survey. Data obtained in the 1960 survey include each individual's cognitive test scores (e.g., language aptitude and ability, mathematics ability, visualization ability, complex intellectual aptitude, and general and specific knowledge), self-descriptive adjectives, occupational and activity interest inventory, family background (e.g., parents' education and occupation, economic status, number of siblings and their educational experience), personal information (health, high school activities, plans, sex, and da... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07823
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
MiAaI
Characteristic
combination
Date time place
Start: 1960; and end: 1976
Funding information
United States Department of Health, Education, andWelfare. National Institute of Education.
Geographic coverage
United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1906-1996
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Flanagan, John Clemans
  • Tiedeman, David V
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
ICPSR
Series volume
7823
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Project Talent
  • Ability
  • High school graduates
  • Academic achievement
  • Ability
  • Aging
  • Ambition
  • Aptitude
  • Aspirations
  • Career goals
  • Educational assessment
  • Educational background
  • Family life
  • High school students
  • High schools
  • Job history
  • Leisure
  • Life events
  • Life plans
  • Life satisfaction
  • Motivation
  • Quality of life
  • Self evaluation
  • Social attitudes
  • Socialization
  • Socioeconomic status
Target audience
specialized
Label
Project Talent Public Use File, 1960-1976, John C. Flanagan, David V. Tiedemanet al, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005045538
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR version.
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07823
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07823
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF)
Label
Project Talent Public Use File, 1960-1976, John C. Flanagan, David V. Tiedemanet al, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005045538
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR version.
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07823
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07823
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF)

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