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Course : Individual Assessment II

Course Number
6223-X20
Section Number
6223-X20
Semester
Spring 2021
Location
Bridwell Hall, Internet
Days & Times
Final Exam Day/Time
Sunday, April 25, 2021 12:00 am
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Advanced Specialty Set: Special Education Diagnostician Specialist

 

 

Advanced Preparation Standard 1: Assessment

Knowledge

SEDS.1.K1

Standards of reliability and validity related to individual test measures

SEDS.1.K2

Procedures used in standardizing assessment   instruments

SEDS.1.K3

Standard error of measurement related to individual test measures

SEDS.1.K4

Use and limitations of portfolios in  assessment

SEDS.1.K5

Sources of test error

SEDS.1.K6

Uses and limitations of assessment  information

SEDS.1.K7

Achievement  assessment measures

SEDS.1.K8

Cognitive  assessment measures

SEDS.1.K9

Language  assessment measures

SEDS.1.K10

Motor skills assessment  measures

SEDS.1.K11

Social, emotional, and behavior assessment  measures

SEDS.1.K12

Vocational and career assessment measures

Skills

SEDS.1.S1

Select and use formal and informal observation  measures

SEDS.1.S2

Select and use formal and informal functional assessment   measures

SEDS.1.S3

Assess basic academic skills formally and  informally

SEDS.1.S4

Select, administer, and score assessment instruments   accurately

SEDS.1.S5

Analyze error patterns

SEDS.1.S6

Prepare comprehensive assessment  reports

SEDS.1.S7

Employ assistive technology in the assessment  process

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEDS.1.S8

Select accommodations and modifications based on assessment   results

SEDS.1.S9

Facilitate  progress monitoring

SEDS.1.S10

Use progress monitoring data to develop and revise individual   goals

 

 

Advanced Preparation Standard 2: Curricular Content Knowledge

None specified

 

 

 

 

Advanced Preparation Standard 3: Programs, Services, and Outcomes

Knowledge

SEDS.3.K1

Assessment procedures that address all  disabilities

SEDS.3.K2

Variability of individuals within each category of  disability

SEDS.3.K3

Over- and underrepresentation of individuals with cultural and linguistic diversity referred for assessment

SEDS.3.K4

Characteristics of individuals with exceptional learning needs that affect the development of programs and services

Skills

SEDS.3.S1

Synthesize information from multiple perspectives in developing a program assessment plan

 

 

Advanced Preparation Standard 4: Research and Inquiry

Knowledge

SEDS.4.K1

Best practices in research-based assessment

SEDS.4.K2

Resources and methods that address student learning, rates, and learning   styles

Skills

SEDS.4.S1

Evaluate assessment techniques based on learning   theories

 

 

Advanced Preparation Standard 5: Leadership and Policy

Knowledge

SEDS.5.K1

Laws and policies related to assessing individuals with exceptional learning   needs

SEDS.5.K2

Emerging issues and trends that influence  assessment

SEDS.5.K3

Implication of multiple factors that influence the assessment   process

SEDS.5.K4

Models, theories, and philosophies that form the basis of   assessment

SEDS.5.K5

Issues in general and special education that affect placement decisions for individuals with exceptional learning  needs

SEDS.5.K6

Policy and research implications that promote recommended practices in   assessment

Skills

SEDS.5.S1

Design and evaluate procedures for effective participation in school, system,   and

statewide assessments

 

 

Advanced Preparation Standard 6: Professional and Ethical Practice

Knowledge

SEDS.6.K1

Qualifications to administer and interpret test  results

SEDS.6.K2

Organizations and publications relevant to the field of educational   diagnosticians

SEDS.6.K3

Ethical considerations relative to  assessment

Skills

SEDS.6.S1

Respect individual privacy and  confidentiality

SEDS.6.S2

Participate in professional development  activities

SEDS.6.S3

Cite all sources of reported  information

SEDS.6.S4

Inform individuals of the purpose of evaluation, rationale, and timelines for    completion

SEDS.6.S5

Provide assessment results in a clear, cohesive, and timely   manner

SEDS.6.S6

Update skills necessary to provide effective  assessment

 

 

Advanced Preparation Standard 7: Collaboration

Knowledge

SEDS.7.K1

Roles of various agencies within the  community

Skills

SEDS.7.S1

Communicate with team members to determine assessment   needs

SEDS.7.S2

Communicate with team members to review assessment   results

SEDS.7.S3

Assist with prereferral interventions and  strategies

SEDS.7.S4

Assist teachers in interpreting data, including large-scale and individual    assessments

SEDS.7.S5

Use interagency collaboration in planning  intervention

 

 

1. A Performance-Based Assessment based on the Constructed Response Question for the new Diag Exam and your ability to administer an individualized norm referenced test will be worth 200 points. . Specifically:

Analyze the information provided in the exhibits and, citing specific evidence from the exhibits, write a response of approximately 400–600 words in which you:

 

• identify one area of academic strength and one area of academic need for the student based on a review of the formal and informal diagnostic assessment data provided;

 

• describe a specific evidence-based instructional strategy or intervention that would effectively address the student's identified need and build on the student's identified strength; and

 

• describe how a teacher could best implement and monitor the progress of the instructional strategy or intervention.

 

In addition, you will submit a video and self-critique of you administering and individual norm referenced test.

 

More details concerning this assignment will be posted on D2L

 

 

2. 10 Assessments will be submitted

 

Assessments that will be covered:

Wechsler Individual Achievement Test 4

Woodcock Johnson Ach Battery-4th edition (WJIV) (Standard and Extended)

         KTEA 3

         Informal Achievement measures

 

 

3. Class Activities: 5 activities will be assigned throughout the semester. These are very important as they will prepare you for your project based activity and career. These generally take an hour or two and are considered instructional activities.

 

Table 1: Assignments

 

Assignments

Points

Admin., Score, Interpret (total 10) tests)

200

Lecture Notes-Participation Zoom

100

Class Activities (total 5)

100

WIAT 4 Exam

100

WJ-IV Ach EXAM

100

KTEA Exam

100

Constructed Response (PBA)

200

Practicum Portfolio

100

 

Table 2: Total points for final grade.

 

Grade

Points

A

900-1000

B

800-899

C

700-799

D

600-699

F

599 or less

 

Internet

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