Alternative Assessment

Course Description

Course focuses on alternative assessment techniques, diagnosis of disabling conditions, and eligibility for special education, remediation and IEP development. School Psychology candidates will discuss the role of primary language and socio-cultural variables on cognitive development, the implications of assessment on placement and integrating assessment materials for the purpose of writing psychological test reports.

Learning Outcomes

  • Diagnose disabling conditions according to federal and state guidelines.
  • Administer, score, and interpret a variety of alternative assessment instruments appropriate for multicultural and language minority students.
  • Demonstrate the ability to complete oral and written reports which synthesize findings from selected tests, behavioral observations, and background information, in order to develop appropriate educational interventions based on this data.

Prerequisites

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Sanford College of Education
Osvaldo A.
Class of 2019