Gifted and Talented Education (GTE)

GTE 536   Nature and Needs of Gifted, Creative, and Talented Students    3 Hours

Terminology, theories, issues and general approaches in educating gifted, creative, and talented young people.
Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2015; fall 2015; fall 2016; fall 2017

GTE 537   Curriculum, Strategies, and Materials for Gifted Students    3 Hours

The curriculum and the learning environment in meeting the unique and advanced needs of gifted students. Strategies particularly suitable for the gifted.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017

GTE 538   Practicum for Teachers of Gifted Students    3 Hours

Supervised experiences to integrate the knowledge and skills needed to plan, implement, and evaluate effective learning experiences for gifted, creative, and talented students.
Prerequisite(s): GTE 536, GTE 537, and PSY 432G.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; summer 2015; summer 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; summer 2017

GTE 539   Assessment and Identification of Gifted and Talented Children    3 Hours

Methods and techniques for assessing and identifying children who are gifted and talented.
Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2016; summer 2017

GTE 540   Developing Creativity and Leadership in Gifted Youth    3 Hours

Theoretical and practical aspects of Creativity and Leadership as related to identification and programming for gifted children and youth. Best practices in helping children and youth develop creativity and leadership.
Prerequisite(s): GTE 536.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017

GTE 636   Issues in Gifted Education and Talent Development    3 Hours

Issues, current problems, and trends in gifted education and talent development. Emphasis on current research and literature.
Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2015

GTE 637   Seminar in Gifted Education and Talent Development    3 Hours

Current issues and practices in gifted education. Topics will vary.
Prerequisite(s): EDFN 500 or equivalent research methods course approved by instructor; GTE 636 (may be taken concurrently).
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2016; fall 2017