Dr Jennifer L Jolly
Honorary Associate Professor

Dr Jennifer L Jolly

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Education

Jennifer L. Jolly, Ph.D., is a honorary A/Prof. in gifted education at the University of New South Wales. Currently, she is also a Professor of gifted education at the University of Alabama. Her research interests include the history of gifted education, homeschooling, and parents of gifted children. Her work has been published in Gifted Child Quarterly, Journal for the Education for the Gifted, High Ability Studies, Roeper Review, and Gifted Child Today. Jennifer has written and edited several books, including A Century of Contributions to Gifted Education: Illuminating Lives (Routledge) with Ann Robinson. She is the co-editor of The Journal for the Education of the Gifted. Jennifer also served as editor of Parenting for High Potential from 2007–2012. She is on the editorial advisory boards of Gifted Child Quarterly, the Journal of Advanced Academics, Gifted and Talented International and Gifted Child Today. For her work in gifted education, she received the NAGC Early Leader Award (2013), and the Award for Excellence in Research from the Mensa Foundation (2010), and the Michael Pyryt Collaboration Award, AERA/Research Creativity, Giftedness and Talent (2012).  Her classroom experience includes eight years in the U.S. public school system working with both gifted and regular education students.

 

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2020
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Matthews M; Jolly J, 2020, 'Parenting Gifted Children', in Plucker J; Callahan C (ed.), Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education: A Survey of Current Research on Giftedness and Talent Development
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly J; Matthews M, 2020, 'Homeschooling and Gifted Education', in Plucker J; Callahan C (ed.), Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education: A Survey of Current Research on Giftedness and Talent Development, Prufrock Academic Press
    Edited Books | 2020
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Robins J; Jolly J; Karnes F; Bean S, (eds.), 2020, Methods and Materials for Teaching the Gifted, Prufrock Academic Press, Waco
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jung JY; Hay P, 2018, 'Identification of gifted and twice-exceptional students', in Jolly JL; Jarvis JM (ed.), Exploring Gifted Education: Australian and New Zealand Perspectives, Routledge, Oxon, U.K., pp. 12 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781351227704
    Books | 2018
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2018, A history of American gifted education, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315684451
    Books | 2015
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2015, Using the National Gifted Education Standards for Teacher Preparation, Johnsen SK; VanTassel-Baska J; Robinson A; Cotabish A; Dailey D; Clarenbach J; Adams CM; Jolly JL, (eds.), Prufrock, Waco, TX, http://www.prufrock.com/Using-the-National-Gifted-Education-Standards-for-Teacher-Preparation-P2631.aspx
    Books | 2015
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Johnsen SK; VanTassel-Baska J; Robinson A; Cotabish A; Dailey D; Jolly JL; Clarenbach J; Adams CM, 2015, Using the National Gifted Education Standards for Teacher Preparation, Prufrock Press, Waco, TX, http://www.prufrock.com/Using-the-National-Gifted-Education-Standards-for-Teacher-Preparation-P2631.aspx
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2015, 'Differentiated Curriculum Learning From the Past and Exploring the Future', in Kettler T (ed.), Modern Curriculum for Gifted and Advanced Academic Students, Prufrock Press, Waco, TX, pp. 23 - 36, http://www.prufrock.com/Modern-Curriculum-for-Gifted-and-Advanced-Academic-Students-P2617.aspx
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Robinson A; Jolly JL, 2015, 'Developing courses that incorporate the National Teacher Preparation Standards in Gifted Education', in Johnsen SK; VanTassel-Baska J; Robinson A; Cotabish A; Dailey D; Jolly JL; Clarenbach J; Adams CM (ed.), Using the National Gifted Education Standards for Teacher Preparation, Prufrock Press, Waco, TX, pp. 67 - 106, http://www.prufrock.com/Using-the-National-Gifted-Education-Standards-for-Teacher-Preparation-P2631.aspx
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Matthews MS, 2014, 'Parenting', in Plucker JA; Callahan CM (ed.), Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education, 2E, edn. 2nd, Prufrock Press, Waco, TX, pp. 481 - 492, http://www.prufrock.com/Critical-Issues-and-Practices-in-Gifted-Education-What-the-Research-Says-2nd-ed-P1902.aspx
    Books | 2013
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Robinson A; Jolly JL, 2013, A century of contributions to gifted education: Illuminating lives, Robinson A; Jolly JL, (ed.), Routledge, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203154489
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Winkler DL; Jolly JL, 2013, 'Lewis Terman: A Misunderstood Legacy (1877-1939)', in Robinson A; Jolly JL (ed.), A century of contributions to gifted education, pp. 64 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203154489
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Matthews MS, 2013, 'Sidney P. Marland, Jr.: The Commissioner (1912-1992)', in Robinson A; Jolly JL (ed.), A century of contributions to gifted education, Routledge, pp. 289 - 301, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203154489
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Robins JH, 2013, 'Paul Witty: A Gentleman Scholar (1898-1976)', in Robinson A; Jolly JL (ed.), A century of contributions to gifted education, pp. 118 - 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203154489
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2013, 'Great investigators', in A Century of Contributions to Gifted Education: Illuminating Lives, pp. 61 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203154489
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2013, 'Creativity, cultural diversity, and crisis', in A Century of Contributions to Gifted Education: Illuminating Lives, pp. 115 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203154489
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Robinson A; Jolly JL, 2013, 'Concluding thoughts on a century of contributions to gifted education', in A Century of Contributions to Gifted Education: Illuminating Lives, pp. 302 - 304, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203154489
    Books | 2012
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Roberts JL; Jolly JL, 2012, A Teacher's Guide to Working with Children and Families from Diverse Backgrounds
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Robins JH; Jolly JL, 2011, 'Technical information regarding assessment', in Johnsen SK (ed.), Identifying Gifted Students (2nd ed.), pp. 75 - 118
    Books | 2010
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2010, Parenting Gifted Children, Jolly JL; Treffinger DJ; Inman TF; Smutny JF, (eds.)
    Book Chapters | 2010
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Winkler DL, 2010, 'Edward L. Thorndike', in Kridel C (ed.), Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies, SAGE, pp. 883 - 885
    Book Chapters | 2010
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Winkler DL, 2010, 'NSSE', in Kridel C (ed.), Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies, SAGE, pp. 601 - 602
    Book Chapters | 2010
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Winkler DL, 2010, 'Man A Course of Study', in Kreidel C (ed.), Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies, SAGE, pp. 555 - 556
    Book Chapters | 2010
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Besnoy K; Jolly JL; Manning S, 2010, 'Underachieving gifted students', in Castellano JA; Frazier AD (ed.), Special Populations in Gifted Education, Prufrock Press, pp. 401 - 416
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2009, 'The history of gifted education', in Kerr B (ed.), Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent, SAGE Publications, pp. 427 - 429
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Dixson DD; Peters SJ; Makel MC; Jolly JL; Matthews MS; Miller EM; Rambo-Hernandez KE; Rinn AN; Robins JH; Wilson HE, 2020, 'A call to reframe gifted education as maximizing learning', Phi Delta Kappan, vol. 102, pp. 22 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0031721720978057
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Matthews MS, 2020, 'The shifting landscape of the homeschooling continuum', Educational Review, vol. 72, pp. 269 - 280, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00131911.2018.1552661
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Robins JH, 2020, 'Letter From the Editors', Journal for the Education of the Gifted, vol. 43, pp. 191 - 192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0162353220940216
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Hughes CE, 2019, 'The Educational Experience for Student With Gifts and Talents', Teaching Exceptional Children, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0040059915570257
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Luburic I; Jolly JL, 2019, 'An Examination of the Empirical Literature: Gifted Education in the Australian Context', Journal for the Education of the Gifted, vol. 42, pp. 64 - 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0162353218816498
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Robins JH, 2019, 'Letter From the Editors', Journal for the Education of the Gifted, vol. 42, pp. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0162353218817854
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Walsh RL; Jolly JL, 2018, 'Gifted Education in the Australian Context', Gifted Child Today, vol. 41, pp. 81 - 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1076217517750702
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Matthews MS, 2018, 'The Chronicles of Homeschooling Gifted Learners', Journal of School Choice, vol. 12, pp. 123 - 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15582159.2017.1354644
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Peters SJ; Jolly JL, 2018, 'The influence of professional development in gifted education on the frequency of instructional practices', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 45, pp. 473 - 491, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-018-0260-4
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Chessman A, 2017, 'The landscape of Australian gifted education research: 1992–2013', Gifted and Talented International, vol. 32, pp. 87 - 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15332276.2018.1522935
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Matthews MS, 2017, 'Why We Blog: Homeschooling Mothers of Gifted Children', Roeper Review, vol. 39, pp. 112 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02783193.2017.1289579
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Robins JH, 2016, 'After the Marland Report: Four Decades of Progress?', Journal for the Education of the Gifted, vol. 39, pp. 132 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0162353216640937
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2015, 'The cost of high stakes testing for high-ability students', Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, vol. 24, pp. 30 - 36
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Garn AC; Jolly JL, 2015, 'A model of parental achievement-oriented psychological control in academically gifted students', High Ability Studies, vol. 26, pp. 105 - 116, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13598139.2015.1028614
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2015, 'Historical Perspectives: The Gifted At Risk', Gifted Child Today, vol. 38, pp. 124 - 127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1076217515569277
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Matthews MS; Ritchotte JA; Jolly JL, 2014, 'What’s wrong with giftedness? Parents’ perceptions of the gifted label', International Studies in Sociology of Education, vol. 24, pp. 372 - 393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09620214.2014.990225
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Garn AC; Jolly JL, 2014, 'High Ability Students' Voice on Learning Motivation', Journal of Advanced Academics, vol. 25, pp. 7 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1932202X13513262
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2014, 'Building Gifted Education: One State at a Time', Gifted Child Today, pp. 258 - 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1076217514544031
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Robinson A, 2014, 'James J. Gallagher: Man in the White Hat', Journal of Advanced Academics, pp. 445 - 455, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1932202X14549357
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2014, 'Historical Perspectives', Gifted Child Today, vol. 37, pp. 119 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1076217514520631
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Matthews MS; Nester J, 2013, 'Homeschooling the Gifted: A Parent's Perspective', Gifted Child Quarterly, vol. 57, pp. 121 - 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0016986212469999
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Culross RR; Jolly JL; Winkler D, 2013, 'Facilitating Grade Acceleration: Revisiting the Wisdom of John Feldhusen', Roeper Review, vol. 35, pp. 36 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02783193.2013.740601
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2013, 'Historical Perspectives', Gifted Child Today, vol. 36, pp. 266 - 268, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1076217513497578
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Robins JH; Jolly JL, 2013, 'Historical Perspectives', Gifted Child Today, vol. 36, pp. 139 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1076217512475292
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Garn AC; Matthews MS; Jolly JL, 2012, 'Parents' role in the academic motivation of students with gifts and talents', Psychology in the Schools, vol. 49, pp. 656 - 667, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pits.21626
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Matthews MS, 2012, 'A critique of the literature on parenting gifted learners', Journal for the Education of the Gifted, vol. 35, pp. 259 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0162353212451703
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Winkler DL; Jolly JL, 2012, 'Nativists and Environmentalists: A History of Disagreement', Gifted Child Today, vol. 35, pp. 146 - 149, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1076217511436091
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Winkler DL; Stephenson S; Jolly JL, 2012, 'Governor’s Schools', Gifted Child Today, vol. 35, pp. 292 - 294, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1076217512455483
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly J; Bach J, 2011, 'Chalking the Profession', Journal of Curriculum Theory, pp. 87 - 98
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Winkler DL; Jolly JL, 2011, 'Historical Perspectives', Gifted Child Today, vol. 34, pp. 61 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1076217511418075
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Garn AC; Matthews MS; Jolly JL, 2010, 'Parental Influences on the Academic Motivation of Gifted Students: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective', Gifted Child Quarterly, vol. 54, pp. 263 - 272, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0016986210377657
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Makel M, 2010, 'No Child Left Behind: The inadvertent costs for high-achieving and gifted students', Childhood Education, vol. 87, pp. 35 - 40
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2010, 'Florence L. Goodenough: Portrait of a psychologist', Roeper Review, vol. 32, pp. 98 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02783191003587884
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Schraven J; Jolly JL, 2010, 'SECTION 504 IN AMERICAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS An Ongoing Response to Change', American Educational History Journal, vol. 37, pp. 419 - 435, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000282904600025&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2009, 'The National Defense Education Act, current STEM initiatives, and the gifted.', Gifted Child Today, vol. 32, pp. 50 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.4219/gct-2009-873
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL; Kettler T, 2008, 'Gifted education research 1994-2003: A disconnect between priorities and practice', Journal for the Education of the Gifted, vol. 31, pp. 427 - 446, http://dx.doi.org/10.4219/jeg-2008-792
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Chamberlin S; Jolly JL, 2005, 'Recent dissertation research in gifted studies', Roeper Review, vol. 27, pp. 241 - 241, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02783190509554325
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    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly J; Warne RT, 'Engaging With Gifted Education’s Past to Inform the Present and the Future', , http://dx.doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/nh43b
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    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly J; Warne RT, 'Reconciling Contemporary Gifted Education with Its Foundations', , http://dx.doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/rzsfw
  • Theses / Dissertations | 2004
    Dr Jennifer L Jolly
    Jolly JL, 2004, A Conceptual History of Gifted Education: 1910-1940, Baylor University

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