2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 07, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 617 - Psychology of the Gifted


Credits: Three (3)
This course focuses on the emotional and social needs of gifted students in grades pK-12 with a focus on the connection between school and affect. Topics engaged in are models of intelligence and gifted identification; asynchronous development; moral development; motivation and self-esteem; highly-creative and highly-gifted individuals; group affiliation, friends, and family; multi-exceptionality; underachievement and perfectionism; underrepresented populations; suicide, self-mutilation, and depression; and diversity and gender issues.