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*EBS 741: Psycho-educational Evaluation of Bilingual Children with Mild to Moderate Learning and Behavior Problems.

3 hours, 3 credits. Theoretical bases and techniques underlying the psycho-educational evaluation of bilingual children with learning and behavior problems. The specific concerns related to the assessment of bilingual individuals will be highlighted, including attitudes of school personnel, test bias, misuse of tests, culture-specific tests and local norms, culture-fair tests, procedures and instruments for unbiased testing, and nondiscriminatory assessment models and practices for teachers and evaluators. Fifteen hours of fieldwork with bilingual children in school settings required. PREREQ: *EBS 701 and permission of the coordinator.

Last modified: 11/20/2014