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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 555U Curriculum for Talented and Gifted Education
Course Offerings (1)
August 27, 2018 through December 15, 2018
Mondays: 4:00 - 6:40 pm
Instructor: Susan Albaugh
CRN: 17882 (section: 1)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
Location: Weinstein 209. Educators taking course for professional development pay discounted rate of $800 by applying at spcs.richmond.edu/teachers.
Description
This course focuses on curriculum adjustments, methods and techniques, as well as classroom organization necessary for teaching gifted and talented students. Emphasis is on curriculum in gifted programs within the context of school reform and restructuring. Topics include development of learner outcomes, selection of resources, and classroom management.

EDUC 570U Talented and Gifted: Working with High Achievers
Course Offerings (1)
Monday, August 27, 2018; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Monday, September 10, 2018; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Monday, September 17, 2018; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Monday, October 1, 2018; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Monday, October 22, 2018; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Monday, October 29, 2018; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Monday, November 12, 2018; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Monday, November 26, 2018; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Monday, December 3, 2018; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Instructor: Joseph Douglas
CRN: 17361 (section: 02H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled in Ryland Hall 215. Educators taking course for professional development pay discounted rate of $800 by applying at spcs.richmond.edu/teachers.
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.

Contact Us

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

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