James H Borland
Ph.D., Teachers College (Special Education w/ an emphasis on the education of gifted and research)
Dissertation Title: Cognitive Controls, Cognitive Styles, and Divergent Production Among Gifted Preadolescents.
Teaching Certification: Special Education (Elementary N-6 and Secondary English) for New York State;
Special Education for Pennsylvania
Planning and Implementing Programs for the Gifted (Teachers College Press).
Rethinking Gifted Education (Teachers College Press).
"Gifted education and the threat of irrelevance" (Journal for the Education of the Gifted).
"Identifying young, potentially gifted, economically disadvantaged students" (Gifted Child Quarterly).
"The construct of giftedness" (Peabody Journal of Education).
Staff Development, Programs for the Gifted
New York City School Districts 3, 8, 12, 17, 19, 27
Association of Teachers in Independent Schools, New York City
Hunter College Campus Schools, New York City
New York City Urban Coalition
Teacher Center, Hunter College, New York City
Development of Programs for the Gifted
New York City School District 3
Evaluation of Programs for the Gifted
New York City School Districts 3 and 27
New York Botanical Garden
National Training and Evaluation Center, New York, NY
Hunter College (Evaluation of Javits Grant Project)
Media Consultancies and Appearances
J.C. Crimins Company, New York, NY
Readers Digest, New York, NY
Newsweek on Air (Radio program), New York, NY
WABC-TV, New York, NY
WCBS-TV, New York, NY
WOR-TV, New York, NY
C&T 4900: Research and independent study: Curriculum and teaching
Masters degree students undertake research and independent study under the direction of a faculty member.
C&T 5000: Theory and inquiry in curriculum and teaching
Required of and limited to first-year Ed.D. students in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching; must be taken in both the fall and spring semesters. Introduction to and exploration of important problems and issues in curriculum and teaching, methods of formulating questions, and modes of inquiry appropriate to doctoral-level research.
C&T 5024: Planning and implementing programs for gifted students
Examination of factors affecting planning and implementation of programs for the gifted, components of gifted programs, and systems approach to program planning. Students develop written program plans for specific settings.
C&T 6506: Advanced Seminar - giftedness
For doctoral students in Giftedness. Recent developments in theory and research in gifted education.
C&T 6900: Directed research and theory development in curriculum and teaching
C&T 8900: Dissertation advisement in curriculum and teaching
Individual advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see section in catalog on Continuous Registration for Ed.D. degree.