2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

EEDUC 6156 Assessment for the Classroom Teacher of Literacy

This class is designed to support the classroom teacher in understanding the purposes of assessment including screening, progress monitoring, and diagnosing. Students will be introduced to assessment tools in the key areas of word identification, comprehension, vocabulary, spelling, phonemic awareness, emergent literacy, and selected topics in writing. Application to students from elementary through middle school will be made. Using tools with students with diverse linguistic needs and special educational needs will be incorporated throughout the content of the class. This course is designed to align to the International Reading Association's standards for Assessment and Evaluation for Classroom Teacher Candidates and is recommended for licensed teachers.