The Different Impact of SCAMPER and CoRT Programs on Creative Thinking among Gifted and Talented Students

Hamzah Mahmod Khawaldeh



The aim of this study was to examine the differences in the impact of (SCAMPER) program and Cognitive Research Trust (CoRT) program on the creative thinking as measured by the Torrance Test of Creative Thinking (TTCT) among the students at the King Abdullah schools for Excellence (KASE) in Jordan. A semi-experimental design was used. The sample of study consists of 63 students, where the experimental group consists of 42 students 21 for SCAMPER and 21 CoRT program and 21 students for control group. The findings showed statistical significant impact in the mean score of TTCT test of creativity of the gifted and talented students at KASE in Jordan, between the experimental groups (SCAMPER and CoRT) and the control group attributed to the SCAMPER and the CORT programs. TTCT scores on CoRT and Scamper were higher in the post comparing to the pre administration of the programs. In the pre and post administration no significant differences between CoRT and Scamper (t=1.136 sig= 0.263 for pre situation) and (t=-0.064 sig= 0.94). The study suggests that the two programs had the same impact on the students’ creative thinking. This study placed emphasis on the advantages of promoting gifted and talented students’ creativity. It can also be drawn from study results that gifted and talented students’ creativity can be enhance with the use of CoRT and SCAMPER programs.


SCAMPER, CoRT, Thinking Programs, TTCT and Gifted Student

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