Assessing Learners with Special Needs: An Applied Approach / Edition 5

Assessing Learners with Special Needs: An Applied Approach / Edition 5

by Terry Overton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 013117990X

ISBN-13: 9780131179905

Pub. Date: 04/20/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Written especially for educators who work in public schools, this book takes the reader through all the phases of assessment procedures-from the calculations of chronological age scores and raw scores-to writing effective educational objectives required for Individual Educational Programs. Examines assessment of individuals with mild to moderate disabling conditions

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Written especially for educators who work in public schools, this book takes the reader through all the phases of assessment procedures-from the calculations of chronological age scores and raw scores-to writing effective educational objectives required for Individual Educational Programs. Examines assessment of individuals with mild to moderate disabling conditions in a clear and understandable manner. Includes the 1997 Amendments of IDEA and what these changes mean relative to assessment. Discusses informal assessment, authentic assessment, and portfolio assessment. Appropriate for use as an assessment in Special Education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131179905
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/20/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
455
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO ASSESSMENT.

1. An Introduction.
2. Laws, Ethics, and Issues.

PART II: TECHNICAL PREREQUISITES OF UNDERSTANDING ASSESSMENT.

3. Descriptive Statistics.
4. Reliability and Validity.
5. An Introduction to Norm-Referenced Assessment.

PART III: ASSESSING STUDENTS.

6. Tests of Educational Achievement.
7. Standardized Diagnostic Testing.
8. Informal Assessment Techniques.
9. Assessment of Behavior.
10. Measures of Intelligence and Adaptive Behavior.
11. Special Considerations in Assessment.

PART IV: INTERPRETING ASSESSMENT FOR EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION.

12. Interpreting Assessment for Educational Intervention.
13. Case Studies.
Name Index.
Subject Index.

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