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Unit of Study EDU00353 - Teaching the Gifted (2020)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Intermediate

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 evaluate a range of current methods by which gifted and talented children can be identified
2 explain the cognitive and the social and emotional characteristics and educational needs of gifted and talented students
3 understand and discuss models of curriculum differentiation and communicate an appropriate rationale for acceleration of gifted and talented students
4 analyse and evaluate a range of extension and enrichment approaches
5 demonstrate an understanding of the benefits of developing collaborative home-school/community partnerships to support gifted and talented students.

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

  1. evaluate a range of current methods by which gifted and talented children can be identified
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. explain the cognitive and the social and emotional characteristics and educational needs of gifted and talented students
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. understand and discuss models of curriculum differentiation and communicate an appropriate rationale for acceleration of gifted and talented students
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. analyse and evaluate a range of extension and enrichment approaches
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  5. demonstrate an understanding of the benefits of developing collaborative home-school/community partnerships to support gifted and talented students.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:

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