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EDU8505 Programs to Promote Gifted Achievement Across the Lifespan

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Educ
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 079999 - Education not elsewhere classi


Pre-requisite: EDU8511


This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to develop programs that promote gifted achievement. The course will first examine case studies of effective programs from different settings (e.g., schools, workplaces), and qualities of the environment that are necessary for creating sustainable programs. The course will examine the program design process, and specific strategies to foster gifted achievement (e.g., mentoring, enrichment, acceleration, negotiated projects). Using their knowledge of program design and strategies, students will develop a program to promote gifted achievement for a selected environment (e.g., primary school, workplace). The course will also examine evaluation strategies for determining program effectiveness.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2016 Online