EPSY 5720—Developing Schoolwide Enrichment Programs

This course is designed for classroom teachers, enrichment specialists, gifted education coordinators, and administrators. Participants will review the research and history regarding talent development and gifted education. The course will focus on the philosophy and work of Joseph Renzulli and his conception of giftedness as creative productivity. His model and framework for talent development and curriculum modification and differentiation will be explored in depth. Participants will spend the majority of their time learning how to implement a classroom-based or school-based enrichment and talent development program.