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Gifted Education Speaker Event: Being Gifted in the Age of Social Media
March 4, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
C. Matthew Fugate, Ph.D. is our featured speaker for this event. Dr. Fugate received his doctorate in Gifted, Talented and Creative Studies from Purdue University and will be leading a discussion on Being Gifted in the Age of Social Media.
Dr. Fugate will cover topics including:
data on gifted students concerning their use of, and feelings toward technology in education, communication, and social media
the potential effects of social media on the intellectual, emotional, and identity development of gifted students
being connected while also having a sense of isolation and loneliness
social media platforms as an opportunity for self-expression