Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
CoordinatorDr John Munro
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||This subject examines the teaching of students who are intellectually gifted and talented. It examines (1) a general model for teaching gifted learners; (2) using the learning characteristics of gifted and talented students to identify the most appropriate instructional and pedagogic procedures; (3) implementing differentiated teaching and assessment based on identified categories of gifted learning (verbal gifted knowledge, mathematical gifted knowledge, nonverbal gifted knowledge); (4) the influence of culture on gifted and talented teaching procedures (teaching indigenous gifted students, students from other cultures; (5) gifted learning disabled students, their learning characteristics, identification and teaching; (6) classroom environment procedures likely to facilitate gifted learning (for example, grouping strategies, classroom management, peer and teacher/student relationships.|
|Objectives:||On subject completion you should be able to: |
|Assessment:||A critical examination (review and analysis, approx 4,000 words) of an aspect in the education of gifted learners and its implications for teaching.|
|Recommended Texts:||Davis, G.A. & Rimm, S.B. (2003). Education of the gifted and talented. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon. |
Heller, K.A., Monks, F.J., Sternberg, R.J. & Subotnik, R.F. (Eds.). (2000). International Handbook of Giftedness and Talent, Second Edition, (pp. 3-21). Amsterdam: Elsevier.
Maker, J. & Neilson, A.B. (1996). Curriculum Development and Teaching Strategies for Gifted Learners. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.
Montgomery, D. (2003). Gifted and talented children with special educational needs: double exceptionality. London: David Fulton.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject you should be able to: |
|Links to further information:||www.edfac.unimelb.edu.au|
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Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Generalist)
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