|EXC 6560||Educational Evaluation of Students with Disabilities|
|Prerequisites||Admission to Behavior/Learning Disabilities program|
This course is the study of the process of gathering information regarding the individual strengths and needs of students with disabilities. It introduces both formal and informal evaluation procedures used in special education settings. Students select and administer both formal and informal assessment instruments and use the data from these assessments for eligibility decision making, instructional planning, and progress monitoring. Limitations of assessment tools related to test bias and cultural and linguistic concerns are addressed in the areas of test selection, administration, interpretation of test results. Technology that facilitates the assessment process is used throughout the course. This course requires additional assignment(s) beyond those at the inital level. (repeatable, twice).