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Assessment for Regular and Special Education Teachers: A Case Study Approach
Books by Marquette University Faculty
  • Anthony F. Rotatori
  • Robert A. Fox, Marquette University
Publication Date
1-1-1985
Publisher
Pro-Ed
Disciplines
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Contributors

Preface

Assessment Considerations

Anthony F. Rotatori, Robert Fox, Faye Macklin Aim of Assessment

Purposes of Testing

Multidisciplinary Team Approach in Assessment

Guidelines for Assessment

Formal versus Informal Assessment

Uses for Norm-Referenced Tests

Uses for Criterion-Referenced Tests

Uses for Teacher-Constructed Tests

Procedures for Collecting Observational Data

IEP, Public Law 94-142, and Assessment

Summary

Consideration of Bias in the Assessment and Placement Process of Exceptional Children

Stephen J. LaGrow, Jane E. Prochnow-LaGrow

Bias in Testing

Definitions of Bias

Differential Selection

Reactions to the Use of Standardized Tests for Placement Purposes

Strategies to Prevent Discriminatory Testing

Summary

Measurement Concepts in Assessment

Anthony F. Rotatorl, Faye Macklin, Robert Fox

Types of Measurement Scales

Descriptive Statistics

Typical and Nontypical Shapes of Distributions

Three Common Measures of Central Tendency

Measures of Score Variability

Transformed Scores

Correlation

Criteria for Selecting Tests

Summary

Assessment of Cognition and Intelligence

Ellen Weinhouse, Robert Fox, Anthony F. Rotatorl

Definition of Cognition

Infant: Sensorimotor Period

Preschool: Preoperational Period

School Age: Concrete and Formal Operations Periods

Future of Testing

Summary

Assessment of Reading Skills

John Wills Uoyd, Norma A. Cameron, Patricia A. Uoyd

The Task of Reading

Purposes of Reading Assessment

Achievement Tests

Diagnostic Tests

Progress Monitoring Systems

Summary

Assessment of Oral Language Skills

Blanche Podhajskl

Formal Assessment of Oral Language Skills

Informal Assessment of Oral Language Skills

Summary

Assessment of Arithmetic Performance

Terry Rose

When to Assess

Math Assessment Areas

Formal Assessment Procedures

Informal Assessment Procedures

Summary

Assessment of Written Expression and Handwriting Skills

Sandra B. Cohen, Michael M. Gerber

Spoken Language and Written Expression

Motivation for Written Expression

Writing Assessment Issues

Formal Assessment of Written Expression

Informal Assessment of Written Expression

Handwriting

Types of Handwriting Assessment Measures

Summary

Assessment of Spelling Skills

Michael M. Gerber, Sandra B. Cohen

Considerations in Spelling Assessment

Spelling Assessment Measures

Summary

Assessment of Behavior Disorders

Douglas Cullinan, Herbert Root

Types of Behavior Problems

Measuring Behavior Problems

Measurement Methods

Purposes of Measurement

Summary

Assessment of Adaptive Behavior

Harvey N. Swltzky, Anthony F. Rotatorl, Robert Fox

Definitions of Adaptive Behavior

The Measurement of Adaptive Behavior

Formal Assessment Instruments

Informal Assessment Instruments

Summary

Assessment of Vocational Skills

Paul Bates, Ernest Pancsotar

Issues in Vocational Training

Static Assessment versus Dynamic Assessment

Traditional Vocational Assessment

Alternative Vocational Evaluation Techniques

Summary

Assessment of Visually Handicapped Students

Toni Heinze

Definitions

Screening

Areas Requiring Assessment

Assessment of the Very Young

Assessment/Intervention Batteries

Summary

Assessment of Hearing-Impaired Students

Shlrln Antla

Difficulties in Assessing the Hearing-Impaired Student

Auditory Assessment

Auditory Sensitivity

Auditory Identification

Auditory Comprehension

Tests of Speech Intelligibility

Language Assessment

Speech Reading (Lipreading) Assessment

Summary

Assessment of Giftedness, Talent, and Creativity

John O. Schwenn

Characteristics of the Gifted

Identifying Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent

Assessing Creativity

Assessing Giftedness, Talent, and Creativity in the Performing Arts

Summary

Index

Citation Information
Anthony F. Rotatori and Robert A. Fox. Assessment for Regular and Special Education Teachers: A Case Study Approach. Austin, TX(1985) ISSN: 9780936104430
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_fox/105/