Curriculum and Programming in Gifted Education

10 Units

Considers ways in which curriculum goals and objectives are combined to construct and implement curricula for the gifted in both mixed ability and specialist classes. Issues will include the effects of teaching and learning within and across Key Learning Areas and methods of challenging students through a variety of strategies including accelerated learning.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education

Not currently offered


At the completion of this course students will:

  1. Have an understanding of the relationship between gifted education and curriculum design.
  2. Be able to design appropriate program sequences to meet the needs of gifted students.
  3. Be able to develop a teaching sequence within a curriculum area that demonstrates application of best practice in teaching of the gifted.
  • Curriculum influences within Key Learning Areas
  • The role of teaching-learning in a classroom for the gifted and talented
  • Adapting the instructional cycle of assessment, planning, instruction and evaluation for gifted and talented students
  • Practical work of curriculum design, implementation and evaluation which challenges the gifted student
Replacing Course(s) NA
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Nil
Modes of Delivery External Mode
Teaching Methods Lecture
Assessment Items
  • Other: (please specify) - Analytical Profile (25%) Curriculum package (35%) Program planning and implementation (40%)
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6011

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