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Our M.S. Ed. program offers an optional concentration in gifted and talented education that provides coursework for elementary school teachers seeking to enhance their knowledge and understanding of working with high ability learners.

The M.S.Ed. program with the gifted and talented concentration consists of 30 hours of coursework.

The coursework focuses on developing specialized approaches to student needs and on understanding the social and emotional needs of gifted learners.

It meets the required accreditation outcomes, prepares candidates with required research skills, guarantees that curriculum needs are met and adds the recognition of a concentration in gifted and talented instruction to the M.S.Ed. degree.

Required Courses

Core Courses - 12 credit hours
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
EDUC-H 520 Education and Social Issues 3
EDUC-P 507 Assessment in Schools 3
EDUC-S 590 Research in Secondary Education 3
EDUC-J 500 Instruction in Context of Curriculum 3
Gifted & Talented Courses - 12 credit hours
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
EDUC-W 551 Education and Psychology of the Gifted and Talented (online) 3
EDUC-W 552 Curriculum for the Gifted and Talented (online) 3
EDUC-W 553 Methods and Materials for the Gifted and Talented 3
EDUC-W 595 Practicum in Gifted and Talented 3

Elective Courses - 3 credit hours

Three credit hours from courses listed above, advanced method courses, workshop courses, or courses approved through petition.

Elementary Elective Courses
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
EDUC-A 508 School Law and the Teacher 3
EDUC-L 524 ESL/ENL Instruction: An Introduction 3
EDUC-P 510 Psychology in Teaching 3
EDUC-W505 Workshop: Coding in the Classroom 3
Any advanced methods or pedagogy course
Other courses with approval of program advisor

Advising

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Dr. Donna Albrecht

Director of Graduate Studies School of Education
Director of New Neighbors Center
Associate Professor and Coordinator of ENL/ESL Programs

Hillside Hall 20B
Hausfeldt
Phone: (812) 941-2594
dalbrec@ius.edu

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