SPCL 7910X Cognitive and Academic Assessment
45 hours plus 30 hours conference; 4 credits
Assessment of cognitive abilities, aptitude, and achievement. Administration, scoring, and interpretation of standardized and clinical procedures through lecture and laboratory work. Integration of data from assessment with other sources to produce effective educational recommendations. Critical perspectives on psycho-educational assessment including limitations of contemporary instruments, potential adverse effects of assessment policies, and alternative procedures.
Prerequisite: matriculation in the school psychologist program, a course in statistics, and permission of the program head.