Assessment in Special Education
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Assessment in Special Education (SPED 210, CRN: 12592 ) Task # 1: Modification of a Test
1. Task Related Goals
a. Adapt and modify existing assessment tools and methods to accommodate the unique abilities and needs of individuals with exceptional learning needs.
b. Apply ethical standards in definition and identification procedures for individuals with exceptional learning needs, including individuals from culturally and/or linguistically backgrounds.
c. Understand legal provisions, regulations, and guidelines regarding unbiased assessment and use of psychometric instruments and instructional assessment measures in special education.
d. Use various types of assessment strategies and procedures appropriately, observing testing protocols and taking into account the limitations of each type of testing instrument.
2. Task Description:
Many diverse students, including students with disabilities, will need accommodations to take tests in your classroom. Testing accommodations, also referred as alternative testing techniques, are adaptations in testing administration, environment, and procedures that allow students to accurately demonstrate their competence, knowledge, and abilities. Each group must select one of the test that is used in the United Arab Emirates public school system and modify it in order to be suitable to a child with a disability. Make sure to include the following points in your work: 1) discuss how will you set up the testing environment for your disability category (will be assigned to you by the instructor), 2) introducing the student to the testing situation, and finally, 3) adapt the test to allow the student to accurately demonstrate their competence, knowledge, and abilities.
Standards: CF -12 Performance-based Assessment
· ?Knowing the various informal assessment techniques
especially teachers tailored tests.
· ?Understanding the ethical considerations and advantages of having students
take tests that meet their needs.
· ?Understanding various ways of monitoring students progress in classrooms.
· ?Adapting existing assessment tools and methods in order to accommodate the
unique abilities and needs of individuals with exceptional learning needs.
· ?Applying ethical standards in identifying testing procedures for individuals with exceptional learning needs
· ?Reviewing and reflecting on the use of unbiased assessment measures in special education.
Assessment Method: Product
Task Evaluation Criteria:
Setting up the testing environment: Think about what testing accommodations your students should receive before you explain how you are going to set up the testing environment.
Introducing the student to the testing situation: Think about how you are going to train your students before they take the test.
Test formatting: Think about the manner in which test questions and directions are presented to students.
Scoring Approach: Analytical.
Scoring Instrument (Rubrics): See attached rubrics format.
The assessment task requires students to include all the evaluation criteria stated above in point number 6. The accompanying score sheet (rubrics) will provide you with an outline of how the task will be scored. You are encouraged to use the score sheet as a guideline for developing the components of the task.
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QUALITY OF RESPONSE NO RESPONSE POOR / UNSATISFACTORY SATISFACTORY GOOD EXCELLENT Content (worth a maximum of 50% of the total points) Zero points: Student failed to submit the final paper. 20 points out of 50: The essay illustrates poor understanding of the relevant material by failing to address or incorrectly addressing the relevant content; failing to identify or inaccurately explaining/defining key concepts/ideas; ignoring or incorrectly explaining key points/claims and the reasoning behind them; and/or incorrectly or inappropriately using terminology; and elements of the response are lacking. 30 points out of 50: The essay illustrates a rudimentary understanding of the relevant material by mentioning but not full explaining the relevant content; identifying some of the key concepts/ideas though failing to fully or accurately explain many of them; using terminology, though sometimes inaccurately or inappropriately; and/or incorporating some key claims/points but failing to explain the reasoning behind them or doing so inaccurately. Elements of the required response may also be lacking. 40 points out of 50: The essay illustrates solid understanding of the relevant material by correctly addressing most of the relevant content; identifying and explaining most of the key concepts/ideas; using correct terminology; explaining the reasoning behind most of the key points/claims; and/or where necessary or useful, substantiating some points with accurate examples. The answer is complete. 50 points: The essay illustrates exemplary understanding of the relevant material by thoroughly and correctly addressing the relevant content; identifying and explaining all of the key concepts/ideas; using correct terminology explaining the reasoning behind key points/claims and substantiating, as necessary/useful, points with several accurate and illuminating examples. No aspects of the required answer are missing. Use of Sources (worth a maximum of 20% of the total points). Zero points: Student failed to include citations and/or references. Or the student failed to submit a final paper. 5 out 20 points: Sources are seldom cited to support statements and/or format of citations are not recognizable as APA 6th Edition format. There are major errors in the formation of the references and citations. And/or there is a major reliance on highly questionable. The Student fails to provide an adequate synthesis of research collected for the paper. 10 out 20 points: References to scholarly sources are occasionally given; many statements seem unsubstantiated. Frequent errors in APA 6th Edition format, leaving the reader confused about the source of the information. There are significant errors of the formation in the references and citations. And/or there is a significant use of highly questionable sources. 15 out 20 points: Credible Scholarly sources are used effectively support claims and are, for the most part, clear and fairly represented. APA 6th Edition is used with only a few minor errors. There are minor errors in reference and/or citations. And/or there is some use of questionable sources. 20 points: Credible scholarly sources are used to give compelling evidence to support claims and are clearly and fairly represented. APA 6th Edition format is used accurately and consistently. The student uses above the maximum required references in the development of the assignment. Grammar (worth maximum of 20% of total points) Zero points: Student failed to submit the final paper. 5 points out of 20: The paper does not communicate ideas/points clearly due to inappropriate use of terminology and vague language; thoughts and sentences are disjointed or incomprehensible; organization lacking; and/or numerous grammatical, spelling/punctuation errors 10 points out 20: The paper is often unclear and difficult to follow due to some inappropriate terminology and/or vague language; ideas may be fragmented, wandering and/or repetitive; poor organization; and/or some grammatical, spelling, punctuation errors 15 points out of 20: The paper is mostly clear as a result of appropriate use of terminology and minimal vagueness; no tangents and no repetition; fairly good organization; almost perfect grammar, spelling, punctuation, and word usage. 20 points: The paper is clear, concise, and a pleasure to read as a result of appropriate and precise use of terminology; total coherence of thoughts and presentation and logical organization; and the essay is error free. Structure of the Paper (worth 10% of total points) Zero points: Student failed to submit the final paper. 3 points out of 10: Student needs to develop better formatting skills. The paper omits significant structural elements required for and APA 6th edition paper. Formatting of the paper has major flaws. The paper does not conform to APA 6th edition requirements whatsoever. 5 points out of 10: Appearance of final paper demonstrates the student’s limited ability to format the paper. There are significant errors in formatting and/or the total omission of major components of an APA 6th edition paper. They can include the omission of the cover page, abstract, and page numbers. Additionally the page has major formatting issues with spacing or paragraph formation. Font size might not conform to size requirements. The student also significantly writes too large or too short of and paper 7 points out of 10: Research paper presents an above-average use of formatting skills. The paper has slight errors within the paper. This can include small errors or omissions with the cover page, abstract, page number, and headers. There could be also slight formatting issues with the document spacing or the font Additionally the paper might slightly exceed or undershoot the specific number of required written pages for the assignment. 10 points: Student provides a high-caliber, formatted paper. This includes an APA 6th edition cover page, abstract, page number, headers and is double spaced in 12’ Times Roman Font. Additionally, the paper conforms to the specific number of required written pages and neither goes over or under the specified length of the paper.
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