2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Dec 09, 2023  
2020-2021 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.