This is a basic course that prepares you to work in the education field of special education. In this course you will learn about the comprehensive information about assessment principles and practices from an applied, practical perspective. You will learn how to evaluate students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the latest resources on assessment and technology; information of the IEPs and assessment; expanded treatment of processes and procedures for assessing students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In this course there will be four parts: Assessment process, practical applications and considerations in assessment, general assessment considerations and assessing academic achievement.
Textbook:Assessing Students with Special Needs, 3rd Edition. By John J. Venn. Pearson Prentice Hall Publishers. ISBN # 0-13-110149-8.