HA|GT Courses and Certification
ASU’s online graduate certificate in Gifted Education prepares teachers, school administrators, school psychologists, behavior analysts, and family members to work effectively with gifted children.
SPE 572: Testing and Measurement in Gifted Education: MethodsCovers current and historical aspects of testing and measurement in the field of gifted education.
SPE 573: Differentiating Instruction for Gifted Learners: Teaching MethodsExplores the design of differentiated curriculum and instruction for gifted learners in elementary and secondary education.
SPE 587: Special Populations in Gifted Education: In-depth analysis of major controversies in educating the gifted, including nature/nurture, the role of mental tests, and sex differences.
SPE 588: The Gifted Learner: Foundations of Identification, Education and DevelopmentGifted children's characteristics, identification, needs, school and home environments, definitions, and misunderstandings.
SPE 589: Teaching the Gifted Learner: Models, Methods, and ProgramsMethods in teaching elementary and secondary school gifted children, including individualized and computer-assisted instruction, team teaching
The online program is designed for those new to gifted education and for experienced educators.