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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: fall 2016; fall 2017; fall 2018

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 2016; spring 2017; spring 2018

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 and GTE 537 and PSY 432G

Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; summer 2017; fall 2017; summer 2018

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; summer 2018

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 2016; spring 2017; spring 2018

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: winter 2018; fall 2018

GTE 637    Seminar in Gifted Education and Talent Development    3 Hours

Current issues and practices in gifted education. Topics will vary.

Prerequisite(s): GTE 636 (may be taken concurrently) and (EDFN 500 or equivalent)

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2016; fall 2017