A STUDY ON THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF INTELLIGENCE

In this paper, various approaches to studying academic ability as a socially constructed category are presented. mental setup of learners is changing with the recent technologies. Therefore, Global trends are demanding training of versatility for developing new teaching strategies and ability to contribute knowledge for complex issues like individual goals of learners, physical and mental retardation and inclusion, etc. Reform in Education is the main and top priority agenda of almost all countries in the world. the paper considers how ‘academic ability’ and in particular, ‘talent’ have been studied in policy contexts and have been shaped by various programmatic imperatives.

Keywords: Ability, intelligence, talent, nation, social construction.

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