DIFF 503. Assessment of Students with Exceptionalities
The course content is designed to provide a broad overview of assessment, diagnosis, and evaluation of students with exceptionalities, including those with special gifts and talents and/or disabilities. A variety of assessment strategies, including authentic assessment and curriculum based assessment, along with criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced tests are introduced in reference to standards in English/Language Arts, Math/Science/Technology, and Social Studies. Course content also includes current issues regarding inclusion, educational reform and emerging directions in the field.