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Gifted Education Related Coursework

The School of Professional and Continuing Studies offers coursework related to gifted education for K-12 teachers. Classes offered vary by term (fall, spring and summer).

Available Classes
EDUC 562U Special Populations of Gifted Students
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 5-week II (V2)
June 25, 2018 through July 28, 2018
Instructor: Matthew Edinger
CRN: 30122 (section: R02)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
Online. Non-degree seeking teachers only. Department approval required.
Description
This course provides a critical survey of the research, issues, policy, ethics, and practices related to culturally diverse, economically disadvantaged, limited English proficient, twice exceptional, highly gifted, or very young gifted and talented students. Includes examination of topics such as personal attitudes about diversity, identification of students from special populations, differentiated instruction for students from special populations.

EDUC 570U Talented and Gifted: Working with High Achievers
Course Offerings (2)
Summer Term: 6-Week II (VI2)
Monday, July 2, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Thursday, July 5, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Wednesday, July 18, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Thursday, July 19, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Tuesday, July 24, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Monday, July 30, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Tuesday, July 31, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Instructor: Joseph Douglas
CRN: 30124 (section: R02)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled. Non-degree seeking teachers only. Department approval required.
Summer Term: 5-week I (V1)
May 21, 2018 through June 23, 2018
Mondays and Wednesdays: 4:00 - 6:45 pm
Instructor: Susan Albaugh
CRN: 30128 (section: 06H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled. Non-degree seeking teachers only. Department approval required.
Description
This course provides information on the history of exceptional students in relation to education, current law, and accepted methods for referral, assessment, and identification. It covers major program models and methods of differentiating instruction to meet the rate and level of learning of those students identified. The course gives the learner an understanding of ways to meet the affective needs of the gifted and talented student in the regular classroom and lists resources for teachers and parents who would like more information about the talented and gifted.

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Graduate Education Program
Professional & Continuing Studies
North Court
28 Westhampton Way
Univ. of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8427
spcs@richmond.edu