B404 – Assessment of New Language Learners
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.