INED 508 Overview
This course focuses on formal and informal assessments used to evaluate students suspected of having disabilities. This course covers the administration, analysis and interpretation of individual and group assessment tools to evaluate all areas of disability. Emphasis is given to learning how best to use the information these tools offer while still being cognizant of their limits and potential abuse. Special emphasis is given to specific functional behavioral assessment strategies useful for diagnosing and teaching emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children and adolescents. Students will gain the technical prerequisites necessary to understand standardized assessments. The course requires students to critically analyze standardized tests, research alternative assessment measures, and practice administration, scoring and interpreting of a norm-referenced test in a written case study report.
- 3.00 Credits