2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
    Oct 17, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COUN 6324 - Assessment in Counseling and Education


(5 cr.) Students in this course are provided with an overview of individual and group approaches to assessment and evaluation used in a variety of counseling and educational settings. Students examine the psychometric properties used to develop and evaluate these instruments. Topics include a historical perspective of assessment, basic concepts of standardized and nonstandardized testing, measures of central tendency, normative sampling and standardization, reliability and validity, assessment report writing, test score interpretation, and test construction. Students also address the ethical, legal, and multicultural issues related to selecting, administering, and interpreting assessment and evaluation instruments and techniques in counseling.
 



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