Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject is not offered in 2016.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 hours. |
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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.
On subject completion you should be able to:
A critical examination (review and analysis, approx 5,000 words) of an aspect in the education of gifted learners and its implications for teaching.
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all tutorials, seminars and workshops.
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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.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject you should be able to:
|Links to further information:||www.edfac.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Education |
Master of Education
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