Assessment, Diagnosis, and Evaluation of Students with Special Needs

EDUC 862
This course is designed to explore a variety of approaches used for the diagnosis, planning, and evaluation of students with disabilities. Students will administer and interpret various psycho-educational tests and develop instructional plans to meet the unique needs of children with oral language, reading, writing, and math challenges. Students will develop an understanding of the history, legal and ethical considerations, appropriate use, value, and limitations of multicultural assessments. Students will broaden their abilities to incorporate information from diagnostic reports into their teaching. Prerequisite: EDUC 860.