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ED 385 Tests, Measures, and Assessment: 3 semester hours

This course will introduce students to topics in the field of psychological testing and assessment. Topics will include the criteria by which tests are judged, discussion of ethical concerns in testing, and a review of norm referenced and criterion referenced tests used to assess students in special education programs. Students also will explore other diagnostic measures such as progress monitoring and procedures. Classroom assessment will be examined, especially as it relates to the special education process. In addition, students will administer practice tests and probes. This course must be completed with a minimum grade of C (2.00). Prerequistie: ED 263 and ED 371 or permission of instructor. Prerequisite: Cumulative grade point average of 2.50.