Assessment Methods in Special Education   [Archived Catalog]
2021-2022 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

SPED 359 - Assessment Methods in Special Education

3 Credit(s)
SPED 359 will cover formal and non-formal evaluation methods to assess students with Mild to Moderate disabilities that include standardized Formal Assessment, informal assessment, and alternative assessment and case studies. Formal Assessment data collection, summative and formative assessment, as well as Case Management duties will be included. There will be a focus on the importance of the individual evaluation for referral, ongoing IEP and ITP development, classroom environment, individualizing assessment and instruction to meet the needs of a range of learners.   Laws pertaining to Special Education will be included to ensure due process and ethical practices which include Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE).