Spring 2021 Course Information
Assessing Young Children and their Environments to Enhance Development
||Michigan State University
||3 credit hours - $420 per credit
||January 11, 2021 - May 07, 2021
In this course, university students learn to select, evaluate, and use appropriate assessment tools for children birth to age 8. Students use assessment data to inform decisions about teaching environments and practice and intervention. Topics also include ethical use of assessments, validity of assessments, multicultural sensitivity, and assessments for children with special needs.
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Assessing Young Children
Mindes, G. & Jung L. A.
Understanding Assessment in the Special Education Process
Pierangelo, R. & Giuliani, G.
Edition: 2008. The 2015 reprint addition from Skyhorse publishing is okay too
Approximately three weeks before the semester begins, the Registrar's Office enrolls the student in the class and assigns them a student number (PID) and 4 digit passcode (PAN). These are sent to the student in two separate emails using the email address listed in ExpanSIS. The student must use the PID and PAN to activate their MSU email address. After 24-48 hours, the student can access the class through the course management system. The course information pages are sent multiple times to any and all e-mail addresses listed for the student in ExpanSIS.
This course does not require an exam proctor.
This course does not include synchronous components.