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Assessing Learners with Special Needs: An Applied Approach, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition

By Terry Overton

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 2, 2011

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For undergraduate and graduate courses in Special Education Assessment


A practical, applied approach to assessing learners with special needs from early childhood through transition


Assessing Learners with Special Needs: an Applied Approach, seventh edition provides readers with a practical, step-by-step approach to learning about the complex procedures of the assessment process. Integrated cases help facilitate reader comprehension of difficult concepts. Practice exercises provide an opportunity for readers to monitor their progress.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction to Assessment 


Chapter 1          An Introduction  

Chapter 2          Laws, Ethics, and Issues 



Part 2 Technical Prerequisites of Understanding Assessment   


Chapter 3          Descriptive Statistics  

Chapter 4          Reliability and Validity  

Chapter 5          An Introduction to Norm-Referenced Assessment  



Part 3 Assessing Students   


Chapter 6          Curriculum-Based Assessment and Other Informal Measures  

Chapter 7          Response to Intervention

Chapter 8          Academic Assessment

Chapter 9          Assessment of Behavior

Chapter 10        Measurement of Intelligence and Adaptive Behavior

Chapter 11        Special Considerations of Assessment in Early Childhood

Chapter 12        Special Considerations of Assessment in Transition



Part 4 Interpretation of Assessment Results   


Chapter 13        Interpreting Assessment for Educational Intervention  

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