AEP SPED 851 - Theories and Models in Gifted Education

Those enrolled in this course will examine the foundations, definitions, concepts, and application of major theories, models, and theorists of giftedness, including the following themes:<ul><li>The Foundations and History of Giftedness</li><li>Lewis Terman’s Longitudinal Studies of Gifted Children</li><li>Francoys Gagné’s Differentiated Model of Giftedness and Talent</li><li>Joseph Renzulli’s Triad Model of Giftedness</li><li>Robert Sternberg’s Theory of Successful Intelligence</li><li>Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences</li><li>J.P. Guilford’s Structure of Intellect Model and Model of Creativity</li><li>Kerrie Unsworth’s Matrix of Creativity Types</li><li>George Betts’s Autonomous Learner Model</li><li>Donald Treffinger and Edwin Selby’s Levels of Service Model</li><li>Available Resources on Theories and Models</li><li>Contemporary Definitions of Giftedness</li></ul>

Credit hours: 3

Last updated: 05/23/2022