Assessment of Bilingual StudentsCourse ID: CIEP 474
School:Education, School of
Program: Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Psychology
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionThis course prepares educators to utilize assessment to inform classroom instruction, specifically focused on authentic assessment oflanguage and content. Targeting educators of bilingual students, the course emphasizes theoretical and practical study of instruments and procedures for assessing culturally and linguistically diverse students. Educators collect data and make instructional decisions based on students' abilities in English and other languages, which involves distinguishing between learning exceptionality and second language acquisition. Outcome: Participants will design and utilize formal and informal methods of evaluation to assess students' social, emotional, cultural, linguistic, and academic development and achievement, including critical analyses of existing assessment tools for validity, reliability, and bias.
Prerequisite/sRestricted to Graduate Education Students.
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