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EDG 605 General Assessment

Course Description:In this course candidates will develop understanding of current trends and practices in general and special education assessment as defined by NCLB, IDEA, and New York State. This course introduces candidates to multiple assessments and their uses in monitoring student outcomes and making educational decisions within an RTI framework. Building on their developing understanding of measurement theory and its relationship to the assessment of students with diverse backgrounds, languages, and abilities, candidates will be able to evaluate formative, summative, and normative measures. They will also be able to interpret data from the assessments and share this information with parents and students. They will be able to accurately evaluate data about student progress and make appropriate recommendations for referral for services.


3 credits