Winter Programs

Literacy Assessment


Course Number: LITC-GE.2011

Points: 3

Professor: Kay Stahl 

Course meets:  1/6-1/22/2015 TuWTh 5:00-8:30pm 

Course Description: Survey of principles and practices of formal and informal literacy assessment. Critical examination of test types, methods of test construction and interpretation, and large-scale literacy evaluation. Review of measurement concepts and psychometric principles. Use of dynamic assessment to inform the design, monitoring, and evaluation of literacy instruction. The social implications of testing are explored with a focus on the politics of testing and the relationship between testing practices, learner diversity, and system decision making.

For more information please consult Albert, the course can be found under the Department of Teaching and Learning.