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Unit of Study EDUC2001 Teaching the Gifted (2024)

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Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

evaluate a range of current methods by which gifted and talented children can be identified

explain the cognitive and the social and emotional characteristics and educational needs of gifted and talented students

understand and discuss models of curriculum differentiation and communicate an appropriate rationale for acceleration of gifted and talented students

analyse and evaluate a range of extension and enrichment approaches

demonstrate an understanding of the benefits of developing collaborative home-school/community partnerships to support gifted and talented students.

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