Student Diversity

Theme: individual differences that contribute to learning.


Overview of Concepts:

  • Intelligence, IQ, and development
  • Giftedness and Creativity
  • Cognitive Disabilities
  • Emotional, Social, and Behavioral Disabilities

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe Spearman’s two-factor theory
  • Describe what IQ tests measure
  • Describe the influence of environment and heredity on IQ
  • Intelligence as it relates to giftedness and creativity
  • Identify characteristics of the gifted
  • Meeting the needs of the gifted
  • Identify characteristics of creativity
  • Describe cognitive disabilities and how they are identified
  • Describe emotional, social, and behavioral disorders and how they are identified and interventions