EDSP 641 Conceptions and Identification of Gifted Children and Youth

(3-0-3) This course is designed to examine the meaning of giftedness, and methods of identifying school-age individuals who are gifted. Students will investigate theories of giftedness and origins of the concept. The course also will examine issues such as genetics and intelligence, high-IQ, and legal and ethical questions related to the public education of gifted individuals.