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|Unit chair:||C Spicer|
This unit focuses on the current understandings of students with exceptional learning abilities. Topics covered include conceptions of intelligence, giftedness and talent; identification; social and emotional needs; underachievement; students at risk; curriculum models and program planning.
Three assessment tasks including one theoretical essay (40%) related to current understandings of the education and development of exceptional learners, one essay or project applying theory to practice (50%) and participation in online discussions based on unit reading/activities (10%). Assessments will total approximately 6000 words.
Colangelo, N, & Davis, G.A. (2003), Handbook of Gifted Education. Allyn & Bacon
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