Gifted & Talented: An Introduction (EDPD5017)


There is a considerable body of theory and research pertaining to giftedness and talent and its development in individuals, and to psychological and development aspects of individuals identified as gifted and talented. Awareness of this material, and appreciation of the issues involved is necessary to provide a sophisticated understanding of constructs, policy, and practice in field, and assist graduates to informed decision-making in the field, and enhance their skills in facilitating the development of special abilities in others, and in working effectively with gifted and talented individuals in educational, home and other environments.

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Summer main: 4 day intensive, 9 am - 4 pm


1x2500 wd paper/field report (45%); 1x15 minute group presentation (including 1 page information sheet) (35%); and in-class tasks (4x5%)

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