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EDSP 562 Assessment: Theory and Practice in Special Education (3 credits)
Prerequisite: EDSP 561
Provides the student with an in-depth theoretical and practical look at assessment for students with mild to moderate learning support needs. Formal, informal, curriculum-based, and ecological systems of assessment are explored. Students review and practice measures of assessing ability, achievement, adaptive behavior, and perceptual-motor skills. Measures for diagnosing specific academic difficulties and for rating behavior will also be reviewed. Students develop IEPs and review computer software for assessment measures and IEP formats.