2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
    Dec 15, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 6729 - Assessment and the English Language Learner♦


(3 sem. cr.) This course introduces a variety of formative and summative assessment tools to inform instruction and identify and evaluate language proficiency levels of English Language Learners in K-12 classrooms. Teaching professionals utilize assessment strategies designed to measure listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Topics include an overview of the challenges and issues teachers face, including language bias and testing, the inappropriate placement of English Language Learners, and the role of standards and high-stakes testing. Teachers will be able to interpret quantitative and qualitative assessment data results of both formal and informal assessments.
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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