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EDUC 3176. This course provides information on the history of exceptional students in relation to education, current law and accepted methods for referral, assessment and identification. It covers major program models and methods of differentiating instruction to meet the rate and level of learning of those students identified. Gain an understanding of ways to meet the affective needs of the gifted and talented student in the regular classroom and discover resources for teachers and parents who would like more information.