EDGT 600 Introduction to the Gifted Learner (3.00)
Overview and general knowledge about gifted education as well as history, theories, educators, and research. Addresses topics such as characteristics and needs of gifted children, brain-research, creativity and successful strategies.
EDGT 601 Indentification and Curriculum (3.00)
Focuses on identification of gifted and talented students; development of curriculum and teaching practices centered on current research models in this field.
EDGT 602 Affective and Social Needs (3.00)
Addresses affective and social needs of gifted learners such as learning styles, multiple intelligences, stress, perfectionism, gender issues, parent role, resources, choices and challenges of being gifted.
EDGT 603 Special Populations in GT (3.00)
Studies areas of exceptionalities with gifted students; includes identification, assessment, and interventions for twice-exceptional, profoundly gifted, under-achieving student, ethnically, linguistically and culturally diverse students as well as the socio-economically deprived student.
EDGT 605 Divergent Thinking in GT Education (3.00)
Focuses on the problems in teaching critical and creative thinking. Includes strategies and activities for teaching about thinking and metacognition.