Assessment in Special Education: An Applied Approach / Edition 3

Assessment in Special Education: An Applied Approach / Edition 3

by Terry Overton, Overton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130826545

ISBN-13: 9780130826541

Pub. Date: 06/01/1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

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…  See more details below

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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:
9780130826541
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
541
Product dimensions:
7.51(w) x 9.18(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Introduction to Assessment1
Ch. 1An Introduction3
Ch. 2Law and Issues33
Pt. 2Technical Prerequisites of Understanding Assessment83
Ch. 3Descriptive Statistics85
Ch. 4Reliability and Validity117
Ch. 5An Introduction to Norm-Reference Assessment152
Pt. 3Assessing Students179
Ch. 6Tests of Educational Achievement181
Ch. 7Standardized Diagnostic Testing236
Ch. 8Informal Assessment Techniques269
Ch. 9Assessment of Behavior315
Ch. 10Measures of Intelligence and Adaptive Behavior353
Ch. 11Other Diagnostic Instruments413
Ch. 12Early-Childhood Assessment441
Pt. 4Interpreting Assessment for Educational Intervention467
Ch. 13Interpreting Assessment for Educational Intervention469
Ch. 14Case Studies488
AppCode of Fair Testing Practices in Education521
Name Index527
Subject Index531

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