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FALL 2017


EDPS 54000 Gifted, Creative and Talented Children

3 Credits
Fees: $1043.55 (In-State), $1537.14 (Out-of-State/Distance)
Course Dates: August 21 - October 17, 2017
Deadline to Apply to the Graduate School: August 7, 2017
Deadline to Register: August 21, 2017
Course Delivery Method: Online

This course is an introduction to the intellectual, social, and emotional characteristics of gifted youth and philosophies of gifted education. We will address multi-talent conceptions of giftedness, including intellectual, academic, creative, artistic, and leadership. Criteria for selecting instructional materials and methods will be discussed, as will the design of learning experiences for the gifted.

Textbook Materials:
1. Plucker, J. and Callahan, C. (2014). Critical issues and practices in gifted education: What the research says (2nd ed.). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press ISBN-13: 9781618210951
2. Weber, C.L., Boswell, C., & Behrens, W.A. (2014). Exploring critical issues in gifted education: A case studies approach. Waco, TX: Prufrcock Press. ISBN-13: 9781618210975

Students interested in applying this course toward Graduate Certificate of Gifted, Creative, and Talented Education and/or adding a High-Ability License to an existing Indiana teaching license must submit an application for admission to the program. Visit the certificate program website for more information about applying to the program.


EDPS 54500 Social and Affective Development of Gifted Students

3 Credits
Fees: $1043.55 (In-State), $1537.14 (Out-of-State/Distance)
Course Dates: October 16 – December 10, 2017
Deadline to Apply to the Graduate School: October 2, 2017
Deadline to Register: October 16, 2017
Course Delivery Method: Online
Prerequisites: EDPS 54000

This course focuses on the social and emotional development of gifted and talented students. An overview of the characteristics and needs of gifted subpopulations, diversity issues, and family/parenting concerns are provided, along with an introduction to current educational approaches and counseling interventions.

Textbook Information:
1. Hebert, Thomas (2011). Understanding the social and emotional lives of gifted students. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press. ISBN-13: 9781593635022
2. Plucker, J. and Callahan, C. (2014). Critical issues and practices in gifted education: What the research says (2nd ed.).> Waco, TX: Prufrock Press ISBN-13: 9781618210951

Students interested in applying this course toward Graduate Certificate of Gifted, Creative, and Talented Education and/or adding a High-Ability License to an existing Indiana teaching license must submit an application for admission to the program. Visit the certificate program website for more information about applying to the program.

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