College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDCI 621: Introduction to Gifted and Talented Learners

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General Information

Credits: 3

Description:

Examines nature and needs of gifted and talented learners by exploring their varied characteristics. Analyzes the role of culture, language, income, dis/ability, and ethnicity in the manifestation and identification of gifts and talents. Prepares teachers to examine issues in gifted education, and recognize and advocate for underrepresented student groups in gifted programs. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science, Adv Stud T/L or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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