LYST 240 - Contemporary Perspectives of Literacy Assessment
Semester Hours: 3
This course provides participants with an overview of literacy assessment theory and practice. Topics for study include ethnography, authentic classroom assessment, transactional view of language, and a critical examination of standardized tests and testing practices. Participants consider teaching, learning, and schooling from the perspective of the learner as they develop and put into practice a student advocacy model of instructional assessment which values cultural diversity.
(Formerly Assessment and Evaluation of Reading and Writing)
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