Assessing Learners with Special Needs: An Applied Approach / Edition 5by Terry Overton
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 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.
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Table of Contents
PART I: INTRODUCTION TO ASSESSMENT.
2. Laws, Ethics, and Issues.
PART II: TECHNICAL PREREQUISITES OF UNDERSTANDING ASSESSMENT.
4. Reliability and Validity.
5. An Introduction to Norm-Referenced Assessment.
PART III: ASSESSING STUDENTS.
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.
13. Case Studies.
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