|Assessing Learners with Special Needs: Pearson New International Edition||
Assessing Learners with Special Needs: Pearson New International Edition
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For undergraduate and graduate courses in Special Education Assessment
A practical, applied approach to assessing learners with special needs from early childhood through transition
Assessing Learners with Special Needs: An Applied Approach, Seventh Edition provides readers with a practical, step-by-step approach to learning about the complex procedures of the assessment process. Integrated cases help facilitate reader comprehension of difficult concepts. Practice exercises provide an opportunity for readers to monitor their progress.
Each chapter begins with a Chapter Focus that serves as an advance organizer for readers to better prepare them for the concepts presented in the chapter. CEC Knowledge and Skills standards relevant to the chapter topic are also listed.
Reader-friendly key terms are defined in the margin at the point in the chapter where they are presented.
Check Your Understanding exercises provide an opportunity for readers to monitor their progress in the learning and assessment process.
Test Review tables in part 3 summarize the assessment instruments covered in the chapters.
Progress Monitoring Assessments are included at the end of each part of the text. Readers first complete a baseline assessment and learn how to plot their scores against an aim line.
Chapter Summaries provide an overview of the important points covered in the chapter.
Think Ahead Exercises enable readers to gauge their understanding of the chapter as a whole. Answers to these exercises are available in the Appendix.
Part 1 Introduction to Assessment
Chapter 1 An Introduction
Part 2 Technical Prerequisites of Understanding Assessment
Chapter 2 Descriptive Statistics
Chapter 3 Reliability and Validity
Chapter 4 An Introduction to Norm-Referenced Assessment
Part 3 Assessing Students
Chapter 5 Curriculum-Based Assessment and Other Informal Measures
Chapter 6 Response to Intervention
Chapter 7 Academic Assessment
Chapter 8 Assessment of Behavior
Chapter 9 Measurement of Intelligence and Adaptive Behavior
Chapter 10 Special Considerations of Assessment in Early Childhood
Chapter 11 Special Considerations of Assessment in Transition
Part 4 Interpretation of Assessment Results
Chapter 12 Interpreting Assessment for Educational Intervention
Chapter 13 Laws, Ethics, and Issues