Conferences/Events
Languages Department
Learning Differences Conference 2013

Overview

The course is designed to refine educator’s skills in formal and informal measurement and diagnostic techniques.  The course will provide instructional experiences that will bring an expansion of

  • a. The theoretical concept of assessment
  • b. Practice with formal assessment instruments
  • c. Utilizing assessment data to program specifically for the special needs student
  • d. Interpreting assessment data in conferences with teachers and families

Objectives

Trainees will demonstrate the ability to objectively observe, record and maintain student behavior records, to describe the intent and content of specific formal instruments and authentic data sources; collect and maintain a diagnostic record, analyze and report authentic assessment information, refine their diagnostic skills in the administration of specific formal and authentic tests/approaches in each area of development; communicate about options for programs and services that may be required or needed by a child or family at the next level and assist in facilitating a transition.

Schedule

Educational and Psychological Measurements in Special Education will be taught in two sessions

  • Morning session : 9:00 - 12:00  and
  • Afternoon session : 13:00 - 15:00
The course will run on weekdays from Wednesday June 19, 2013 till Friday June 28, 2013 with
no class on Monday June 24 (a total of seven instruction days).

Program Description