Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs

ISBN-10: 020549353X

ISBN-13: 9780205493531

Edition: 3rd 2007

Authors: Libby G. Cohen, Loraine J. Spenciner

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The reader will find references to the knowledge and skills that beginning special education teachers need to know about assessment. Offers future and experienced educators and other professionals a fundamental understanding of widely used tests and measures and contemporary perspectives on assessment. Future and experienced special educators and other education professionals.
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Book details

List price: $120.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/20/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.980

Each chapter begins with "Chapter Objectives," "Key Terms," and "Overview" and concludes with "Summary" and "References."
Foundations of Assessment
Why Do Teachers Assess?
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) of 2004
Who is Eligible for Special Education?
Response to Intervention (RTI)
Multidisciplinary Teams
The Individualized Education Program
Special Considerations for Young Children
Transition Services
Procedures for Ensuring the Rights of Students and Families
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Assessment Requirements
Alternative assessments
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Court Decisions Affecting Assessment Practices
Responding to Diversity
Boxes How It Works! Planning and Conducting Student Observations How It Works! Assessing Student Achievement in Mathematics at Highlands Middle School Research-based Practices: What's to Know?
Assessment Framework
Assessment Questions, Steps, and Purposes
Assessment Questions
Assessment Steps and Purposes
Assessment Approaches
Assessment of Assistive Technology Needs
Approaches to Assistive Technology Assessment
SETT Framework
Matching Person & Technology (MPT)
Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI)
Preparing to Administer Assessments
Before the Testing Begins
When the Student Arrives
After the Testing Is Completed
Interpreting Assessments with Accommodations or Modifications
Professional Standards
Responding to Diversity
Avoiding Assessment Bias
Emerging Practices: Universal Design
Research-based Practices: English Language Learners and Learning Disabilities
How It Works! Assessment Practices in Action
Reliability and Validity
Approach 1: Using Correlation Coefficients
Approach 2: Variances or Standard Deviations of Measurement Errors
Approach 3: Item Response Theory
Factors that Influence Reliability
Validity of Test Interpretations
Consequential Validity
Alternate Assessment
Out-of-Level Testing
Responding to Diversity: Fairness in Assessment
Nonbiased Assessment
Linguistic Diversity
Consideration of Adverse Consequences
Snapshot: Prentice Dillon and Erin Gates
Developing Technical Skills
Standardization Sample
Norm-referenced Tests
Criterion-referenced Tests
Distinguishing Norm-Referenced Tests from Criterion-Reference
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