SPED 430. Assessment and Assistive Technology for Children with Exceptionalities

The course content is designed to provide an overview of the continuum of assessment procedures for designing academic programs for students with mild/moderate disabilities. A variety of assessment strategies, including authentic assessment and curriculum-based assessment, along with criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced tests are introduced. Alternative testing procedures and communicating assessment results to parents of a child with exceptionality are also considered. In addition, students will develop skills in conducting an assessment of assistive technology needs and implementation of an assistive technology plan.
Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: Enrollment in dual certification program. SPED 440.