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EDL 712 Overview

Students answer the following questions: How is the term "assessment" defined and used in different literacy and special education contexts? How are the constructs of validity and reliability applied to formal and informal assessment instruments? What are the characteristics of valid and reliable assessment? How have educational assessment procedures been influenced by government policy? What are new assessment paradigms and what are their strengths and liabilities? Students examine a variety of assessment instruments and procedures and critique them according to guidelines for ethical and meaningful assessment.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • EDL