B404 – Assessment of New Language Learners
2 Credit Hours
This course will present a developmental approach to formal
and informal observation and assessment procedures
appropriate for young children from 3- to 8-years-of-age.
The course will especially focus on the issues in assessment
in working with culturally and linguistically diverse
children. The course will explore assessment issues as they
relate to appropriate instructional practices, evaluation of
language and academic progress, and communicating with
families regarding young children’s development. Students
will become familiar with a variety of assessment techniques,
tests, procedures, and screening instruments.