SZ6023 Gifted Student's Education

Faculty of Education
Spring 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. RNDr. Eva Trnová, PhD. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Eva Trnová, PhD.
Department of Education - Faculty of Education
Supplier department: Department of Education - Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
SZ6023/01: Mon 15:45–17:25 učebna 32, E. Trnová
SZ6023/02: Mon 13:55–15:35 učebna 41, E. Trnová
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! NOWANY ( SZ6013 Drama Education in Teaching Practice , SZ6014 Global Development Education in Teachers Preparation , SZ6016 Methods of Respecting Education Training , SZ6017 Multicultural Lectures at Secondary Education , SZ6018 Personal and Social Education , SZ6019 Support of Student's Elf-development through Coaching Techniques , SZ6020 Education of Student's with Different Mother Tongue Language , SZ6021 Social Pathology in Secondary Education , SZ6022 Values Education in Teaching Practice , SZ6015 Cross-curricular Subjects in the National Framework Programme , SZ6024 Education in Teaching Practice , SZ6025 Analysis and Interpretation of Educational Situations in Schools )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 48 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/48, only registered: 0/48, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/48
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Knowledge: definition of the terms of giftedness, talent, and intelligence; models of giftedness, psychological nature of giftedness; manifestation of giftedness and types of giftedness; characteristics of gifted children, current typology of gifted pupils; characteristic of gifted pupils, myths of giftedness; the difference between a gifted and clever pupil; latent giftedness and underachievment.
Skills: applicationof suitable methods for education of gifted, design a suitable program for gifted gifted, diagnose manifestation of gifted pupils, recognize gifted and clever child.
Attitudes: to accept the differences in the behavior of the gifted pupils, to acquire the values of objectivity and justice in the evaluation of gifted pupils' behavior.
Learning outcomes
Learning outcomes:
After completing the course, the student will: • understand the principles of giftedness;
• be able to identify giftedness by means of its characteristics;
• choose and imply teaching methods suitable for development of gifted pupils;
• apply the individualization aspect and differentiation in education during work with the gifted;
• apply an individual approach in gifted pupils’ assessment;
• be able to create teaching materials for the gifted.
  • Main topics (syllabus):
  • 1.-2. Psychological principles of giftedness – basic range of reflections on giftedness. Giftedness – talent. Types of intelligences and relationship between intelligence and giftedness. Giftedness models as a resource for views of gifted pupils’ education.
  • 3.-4. Giftedness diagnosis – nomination, identification, and diagnosis of a gifted pupil. Features of giftedness; current typology of gifted pupils. Characteristics of gifted pupils, myths about giftedness. A difference between a gifted and clever pupil.
  • 5. Legal standards for education of the gifted – a legal framework for education of the gifted. Care about the gifted in the Framework Education Programme. Education adjustments for gifted pupils.
  • 6. The gifted as individuals with special educational needs – implementation of individualization aspect and differentiation into education of the gifted. A role of a teacher in integration/inclusion of gifted pupils into a classroom. A creation of a classroom. A creation of an individual study plan. Double exceptionality.
  • 7. Development of gifted pupils – latent giftedness issue. Academic unachievement as a threat to restriction of the gifted pupils’ development. Strategies suitable for development of giftedness.
  • 8.-9. Special methods of giftedness development – acceleration and enrichment – their advantages and disadvantages, recommendations for their use, suggestions of specific enrichment materials.
  • 10. Motivation of gifted pupils – motivation as a part of giftedness models, gifted pupils’ motivation issue. Strategies of motivation of the gifted. How to assess a gifted pupil.
  • 11. Basic ways of work with gifted pupils – a model of logical structure of educational process for a gifted pupil. Teaching the gifted and solution of their educational needs. Materials creation for teaching gifted pupils.
  • 12. Cooperation of the teacher with gifted pupil’s family – family environment of gifted pupils. Specifics of teacher’s communication with gifted pupils and their parents. Gifted pupils’ social and emotional adaptation.
    required literature
  • PORTEŠOVÁ, Šárka, Marie BUDÍKOVÁ and Helena KOUTKOVÁ. Crucial Determinants Affecting the Attitude of Czech Educators toward the Education of Extraordinarily Gifted Learners. The New Educational Review. Polsko: Wydawnictwo Adam Marszalek, 2011, vol. 24, No 2, p. 305-326, 11 pp. ISSN 1732-6729. info
  • PORTEŠOVÁ, Šárka. Skryté nadání. Psychologická specifika rozumově nadaných žáků s dyslexií (Hidden giftedness: Psychological specifics of intellectually gifted children with dyslexia). 1. dotisk 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2011. 166 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5014-3. info
  • PORTEŠOVÁ, Šárka. Nadaný? Vždyť neumí číst ani počítat! (Gifted? He can not even read and count!). Psychologie DNES. Praha: Portál, 2010, vol. 16, No 6, p. 57-59. ISSN 1212-9607. info
  • HŘÍBKOVÁ, Lenka. Nadání a nadaní : pedagogicko-psychologické přístupy, modely, výzkumy a jejich vztah ke školské praxi. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Pedagogická fakulta, 2005. 209 s. ISBN 807290213X. info
    recommended literature
  • LAZNIBATOVÁ, Jolana. Nadané dieťa : jeho vývin, vzdelávanie a podporovanie. Bratislava: Iris, 2001. 394 s. ISBN 8088778328. info
    not specified
  • PORTEŠOVÁ, Šárka. Identifikace a predikce úspěšnosti nadaných a talentovaných jedinců (Identification and prediction of success in gifted and talented students). Brno: Masarykova universita, 2002. 8 pp. Annales psychologici,P6. ISBN 80-210-2020-2. info
Teaching methods
Teaching will be based on work with literature, analysis of case studies of gifted pupils, demonstrations of methods suitable for talent development.
Assessment methods
Giving feedback in lectures.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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