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GATE: Meeting Social and Emotional Needs

This is a required course in the GATE Specialized Studies.

Course closed to new registrations: Call ( 949 ) 824-5414 for more information or sign up below to be notified when this course becomes available.×

Course Description

Study the particular developmental aspects of gifted students in order to identify their unique social and emotional characteristics. Examine psycho-social concepts related to personality, maturation, and creativity. Investigate gifted students' motivation, self-concept, and achievement and analyze the implications of these for classroom instructional strategies. Intervention strategies to meet the psychological and affective needs of the gifted student will also be considered. You will learn to identify the unique requirements of specialized populations of gifted and talented students, such as underachieving students, special needs students, as well as examine gender issues in giftedness.

Please register for the course at least one week prior to the start date.

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  • Details
  • $475
  • April 05, 2021 to May 23, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00203
  • ID/Units: EDUC X372.2  (2.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SPRING 2021


Julie Hull has worked in the field of education for over 20 years in various capacities. As a secondary classroom teacher, she taught GATE and Advanced Placement classes, and later became a master and mentor teacher where she worked with credential candidates and new teachers in classroom management and pedagogy. Later, as a site GATE coordinator, she assisted in identification and GATE program development. Julie currently works at the Orange County Department of Education as GATE Coordinator and serves on the board of two educational non-profits which allows her the opportunity to advocate for gifted education in Orange County through professional development and parent education events. Additionally, Julie is the parent of three children who are gifted which provides her the perspective needed for practical implementation of theory.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

No textbooks are required for this course.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START04/05/2021Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END05/23/2021Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---