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Fall 2021
May 19,2022
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EDSP 625 - SCHOOL BASED ASSESSMENT AND IMPLEMENTING DATA DRIVEN
This course examines fundamental issues in assessment and measurement related to Special Education. Topics include: a study of various techniques and strategies of educational research; scales of measurement, emphasis on understanding and interpreting data and research both qualitative and quantitative. Students will interpret data (record keeping, grading, rubrics, formal and informal assessments, State assessments, authentic assessment, performance and portfolio assessment) and how the data relates to day to day classroom activities and educational trends. Students will be exposed to behavior intervention plans based on Functional Behavior Assessments. Students will understand the vocabulary and mathematics associated with reporting assessment results (validity, reliability, percentiles, stanines and standardization) as well as ethical issues (e.g., confidentiality of information, test bias and the use of inappropriate assessments for particular populations). A required outcome is for the students to conceptualize a preliminary proposal and formulate problems and/or topics for developing into individual projects as part of their thesis or capstone action research project.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

Special Education Department

Course Attributes:
MSE COURSE FOR GRAD FEE ASSES

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Special Education
      Non-Degree-EDSP

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