Special Populations - Gifted & Talented (M.Ed.)
This Online Master's Program in Special Populations with a Gifted & Talented Emphasis prepares students to complete supplemental certification as Gifted and Talented while providing a thorough understanding of theory, research strategies, and best practices of gifted education.
Students who complete this emphasis:
- Understand the standards for providing comprehensive services incorporating research-based best practices for gifted and talented learners.
- Recognize the significance of diversity for evaluation, planning, and instruction.
- Demonstrate knowledge of assessment instruments and gifted/talented identification procedures that provide students an opportunity to demonstrate their diverse talents and abilities.
- Meets the needs of gifted and talented students by modifying the depth, complexity, and pacing of the curriculum and instruction ordinarily provided by the school.