This course examines assessment practices for children and youth from 3-20 years. This course includes opportunities to read, learn, and explore both formative and summative assessments, emphasizing the links between pre-assessment, program planning and instruction, and monitoring progress. This course will help you to gain practice in constructing, evaluating, and implementing informal assessments, evaluating formal assessments, and interpreting assessment information. Students will build skills and knowledge in increasing cultural competence related to assessment practices. During this course, we also will explore a variety of current issues including universal design, test accommodations, and modifications.
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