Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009

COURSE: 51-514 Assessment of English Language Learners (3)
The selection, administration, and interpretation of measurement instruments for bilingual and English language learners is the focus of this course. Language proficiency, academic achievement, mandated norm and/or criterion referenced assessments and their appropriate uses are considered. Fairness and equity in test selection, administration, and interpretation are addressed. State and national standards for content and language proficiency and the assessment of those standards at the state and classroom levels are examined.