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Master of Education in Gifted Education

The Master of Education in Gifted Education K-12 is designed to provide educators with skills and knowledge in current research, learning theory, and best practices to meet the needs of gifted and talented youth. Students have opportunities to gain in-depth knowledge through coursework and practicum experiences about identifying and serving students for special programs and effective instructional practices to develop their gifts and talents. Instructors emphasize activities and experiences that differentiate instruction to meet the needs of this population. Strategies and instructional models are used in planning for differentiated instruction.

Center for Creative Scholars

 

 

REQUIRED COURSES

CREDIT HOURS

EDU 620

Teacher As Researcher

3

EDU 630

Historical/Philosophical Foundations of Education

3

EDU 640

Curricula Planning

3

EDU 651

The Gifted Child

3

EDU 652

Teaching the Gifted Child

3

EDU 653

Curricular Development for the Gifted

3

EDU 654

Trends and Issues in Gifted Education

3

EDU 655

Curriculum for Artistically and Creatively Gifted

3

 

EDU 690 Metacognition or EDU 625 Technology in Education or EDU 627 Performance Assessment (Select two)

6

TOTAL REQUIRED

30