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EPSY 6380 Introduction to Cognitive and Academic Assessment

Examines educational and clinical applications of individual assessment; specific diagnostic measures of intelligence and academic achievement; and supervised instruction in administration, scoring and interpretation. Practica is required. Prerequisites: EPSY 6370 or EPSY 6316.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
EPSY 6381 Advanced Cognitive and Academic Assessment

Theory and application of specific instruments and techniques, including administration and scoring. Emphasis on analysis, interpretation, and integration of intelligence, achievement and other developmental measures; report‐writing is emphasized; results for diagnostics as well as treatment planning. Practica required. Prerequisite: EPSY 6380.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
EPSY 6382 Bilingual and Multicultural Psycho-educational Assessment

In this course, students will be presented with the psychometric theories, issues and strategies to consider in assessing children and adolescents from various cultural, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds, including nondiscriminatory assessment. Students will have an opportunity to administer and score a variety of assessments, including utilizing techniques that are useful with these populations. Emphasis on analysis, interpretation and integration of language assessment and cultural data and its potential effects on intelligence and achievement. Report writing is emphasized; results for diagnostics as well as treatment planning. Practica required. Prerequisite: EPSY 6380 and EPSY 6381.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
EPSY 6390 Practicum in Diagnostic and Intervention Procedures I

This course will provide the field experience in implementing psycho‐educational individualized assessment. In addition to administering standardized measures, participants will be instructed on procedures relating to informal assessment, student observation, collecting and recording data, and interviewing parents, teachers and students. Participants will be trained to recommend and activate instructional and behavioral interventions. Consultation/collaboration methods and curricular modifications procedures to assist students with disabilities will be reviewed. Participants will practice individualized assessment procedures, data intervention and report writing. Prerequisite: EPSY 6380.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
EPSY 6391 Practicum in Diagnostic and Intervention Procedures II

This course will provide the field experience in implementing psycho‐educational individualized assessment. In addition to administering standardized measures, participants will be instructed on procedures relating to informal assessment, student observation, collecting and recording data, and interviewing parents, teachers and students. Participants will be trained to recommend and activate instructional and behavioral interventions. Consultation/collaboration methods and curricular modifications procedures to assist students with disabilities will be reviewed. Participants will practice individualized assessment procedures, data intervention, and report writing. Prerequisite: EPSY 6390.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3

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