Oct 23, 2021
EDSP 5730 - Assessment of Learners with Special Needs
Covers standardized norm referenced, formative, summative, family and ecological methods of assessment, screening and classification, collection and appropriate application of assessment data utilizing laboratory and field experiences. Legal and ethical issues related to the assessment and evaluation of learners with exceptional needs covered. Designed for candidates in the mild-moderate (GC), moderate-intensive and (IC) and early childhood (EC) Intervention Specialist areas.
Requisites: EDSP 5700
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
- Administer and interpret the results of appropriate standardized norm referenced measures of development, academic achievement, literacy / language or other nationally recognized standardized measures.
- Apply assessment data to the development of Individualized Educational Programs (IEP).
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill in conducting family / ecological assessments.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the administration and use of benchmark and progress monitoring assessment in a tiered response to intervention (RtI) model.
- Demonstrate knowledge of legal and ethical issues related to assessment.
- Demonstrate knowledge of problem-solving approaches for addressing student needs that use a team approach.
- Demonstrate skills in using assessment data in instructional planning to determine future instructional practices, direction and modifications.
- Display skills in the use of the following assessment techniques: formative, value-added, standardized, criterion referenced, authentic, portfolio, curriculum based and summative.
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