Gifted Education Course Offering

SPED 5323 Nature & Needs of the Gifted

3 Hours

The student will learn the current and historical issues in the field of gifted education. The intellectual, social, emotional developmental and educational characteristics of gifted students are introduced. Appropriate educational opportunities and programming are discussed. Issues in identification of the gifted, special gifted populations,and current research are reviewed.

 

SPED 5443 Instructional Strategies for theGifted

3 Hours

This course is designed for all professional personnel who work with students who are gifted. It comprehensively reviews teaching–learning models and strategies that can be used in the development and implementation of curriculum for gifted students.

 

SPED5623: Twice Exceptional and Other Special Populations of Gifted Learners

3 Hours

This course is designed for all professional personnel who work with students who are gifted. This course focuses on special populations of gifted learners who possess unique characteristics and needs. Emphases are placed on issues related to the characteristics, identification and development of appropriate educational services for twice exceptional and special populations of gifted learners.


SPED 5633:Twice Exceptional and Other Special Populations of Gifted Learner

3 Hours

This course is designed for all professional personnel who work with students who are gifted.  This course focuses upon the development of appropriate curriculum, courses, and units for gifted students.


To enroll, contact Melissa Mitchell, graduate program advisor: mmitchell@usw.edu or contact our Admission Office.