Resources for Gifted Child Education: Home

This guide introduces education students to the library and Internet resources available to them at UL Lafayette. It is specifically designed for students in the UL College of Education studying gifted child education.

Welcome to Gifted Child Education!

This guide will give you access to online databases, journals, books and web resources that will hopefully help you with your research needs.

The education of gifted children has been studied for many years. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Center for Gifted Education was established to coordinate the University’s efforts to enhance the education of our future leaders. It offers one of the only programs in the state in Education of the Gifted and a Louisiana certificate in Academically Gifted. One of the Center's major efforts is the coordination and facilitation of research on the on the identification and development of high potential. Education is a challenging and rewarding profession, and the librarians at Edith Garland Dupré Library are eager to help prepare students studying gifted child education by providing them with the resources they need for their education.

Getting started

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Many thanks to Heather Plaisance, who created the content for this guide.