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

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Assessment in Special Education: An Applied Approach / Edition 3

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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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

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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