2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022) 
    
    Nov 30, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022)
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EDUC 6729 - Assessment and the English-Language Learner♦


(3 sem. cr.)
Education professionals taking this course are introduced to 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. Education 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. Education professionals 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 specialist [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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