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Assessing Learners with Special Needs: An Applied Approach / Edition 7
     

Assessing Learners with Special Needs: An Applied Approach / Edition 7

by Terry Overton
 

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ISBN-10: 0131367102

ISBN-13: 9780131367104

Pub. Date: 01/19/2011

Publisher: Pearson

Assessing Learners with Special Needs: An Applied Approach, seventh edition, is a practical book designed to teach you about the complex procedures of the assessment process.

Each chapter starts out with a chapter focus that contains CEC Knowledge and Skills Standards that show you what you are expected to master in the chapter. Concepts are

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Assessing Learners with Special Needs: An Applied Approach, seventh edition, is a practical book designed to teach you about the complex procedures of the assessment process.

Each chapter starts out with a chapter focus that contains CEC Knowledge and Skills Standards that show you what you are expected to master in the chapter. Concepts are presented in a step-by-step manner followed by exercises that help you understand each step. Portions of assessment instruments, protocols, and scoring tables are provided to help you with the practice exercises. Additionally, you will participate in the educational decision-making process using data from classroom observations, curriculum-based assessment, functional behavior assessment, and norm-referenced assessment.

New to the seventh edition:

  • An emphasis on progress monitoring, including progress monitoring applied to the acquisition of knowledge and skills presented in this text
  • The assessment process according to the regulations of IDEA 2004
  • A separate chapter on transition issues and assessment
  • A separate chapter on assessment in infancy and early childhood
  • A new chapter on the measurement aspects of Response to Intervention
  • Increased consideration of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in the assessment process

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131367104
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/19/2011
Series:
MyEducationLab Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction to Assessment

Chapter 1 An Introduction

Chapter 2 Laws, Ethics, and Issues

Part 2 Technical Prerequisites of Understanding Assessment

Chapter 3 Descriptive Statistics

Chapter 4 Reliability and Validity

Chapter 5 An Introduction to Norm-Referenced Assessment

Part 3 Assessing Students

Chapter 6 Curriculum-Based Assessment and Other Informal Measures

Chapter 7 Response to Intervention

Chapter 8 Academic Assessment

Chapter 9 Assessment of Behavior

Chapter 10 Measurement of Intelligence and Adaptive Behavior

Chapter 11 Special Considerations of Assessment in Early Childhood

Chapter 12 Special Considerations of Assessment in Transition

Part 4 Interpretation of Assessment Results

Chapter 13 Interpreting Assessment for Educational Intervention

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