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EDS 741: Psycho-educational Evaluation of Children with Learning Problems.

3 hours, 3 credits


Theoretical bases of testing and techniques underlying psycho-educational evaluation of children with learning and behavior problems. Issues of standardized, informal, observational, computer-based, curriculum, and portfolio assessment will be addressed. Special attention will be placed on the impact of culture, language, and gender on testing. In a practicum setting, students will administer tests and score, interpret, and share results with parents, teachers, and other professionals. Issues of advocacy and self-advocacy will be addressed. (15 hours practicum at the developmental level of study required.) PREREQ: EDS 712 and permission of the adviser.

Last modified: 8/4/2015