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2013-2014 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
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SPED 242 - Psychoeducational Assessment in Special Education


Semester Hours: 3
Fall, Spring
The main purpose of this course is to understand the process of psychoeducational assessment and its relationship to instructional planning for exceptional children. The objectives of this course are to familiarize students with the foundations of assessment in special education and the basic concepts in descriptive statistics and measurement of behavior; present a variety of diagnostic- prescriptive and dynamic assessment strategies; provide skills in evaluating and interpreting norm and criterion-referenced tests; evaluate the efficacy of authentic discriminatory testing; and assist students in the integration and reporting of assessment information as the basis for effective instructional planning.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Students will be required to complete 15 hours of individualized assessment with a student with special learning needs. There is a materials fee of $25.





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