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Vanessa E. Tucker
EDSPE 561
Seattle Campus

Educational Assessment of Young Children with Special Needs

Special standardized and educational measurement and evaluation procedures for use with young children with a variety of disabling conditions. Observation, ecological assessment, and programming strategies are discussed in combination with practical application of the skills within an educational framework. Offered: A.

Class description

This course consists of readings and discussions on assessment and evaluation of young children with disabilities. We will examine the purposes of assessment in early intervention and early childhood special education and look at assessment practices used to fulfill those purposes. We will emphasize the connection between assessment and instruction. Students will receive practical experience in administration of assessments.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Vanessa E. Tucker
Date: 01/02/2010