SED 653/SPY 672: Assessment of Academic Achievement
This course is designed to prepare special educators, school psychologists, and other professionals who work in schools to select, administer, score, and interpret measures of academic achievement. Numerous measures of academic achievement, including published norm-referenced tests, criterion-referenced tests, curriculum-based assessment and measurement, and performance-based assessments will be studied. Students will develop an understanding of how to use measures of academic achievement as part of a comprehensive problem-solving process that fits with responsive interventions in schools. Prerequisites: open to matriculated USM school psychology and abilities and disabilities studies, ETEP and TEAMS students, or with permission of instructor. School psychology students must complete EDU 600 and HCE 605 prior to taking SED653/SPY 672. Cr 3.