Educational Assessment and Intervention – COSC 622

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

A study of the techniques and procedures of educational identification and intervention strategies, collaboration, and referral. Field experience required.

Prerequisites

(COUC 504 or EDCE 504 or COUN 504 or CMHC 504) and (COUC 522 or EDCE 522 or COUN 522 or CMHC 522) and (COSC 501 or EDCE 501) and (COSC 505 or EDCE 505) and (COSC 512 or EDCE 512) and (COSC 611 or EDCE 611) and (COSC 660 or EDCE 660) and (COSC 661 or EDCE 661) and (COUC 698 or COUN 698 or CMHC 698 or EDCE 698)

 

Rationale

It is imperative for every school to have educators who are prepared to assess special needs and plan intervention for students who have learning difficulties and other related problems. Ministering to those in need is the professional responsibility of every educator and the spiritual mandate for every Christian.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the candidate will be able to:

  1. Utilize technology competencies for effective assessment.
  2. Conceptualize theories and models of assessment.
  3. Examine, administer, and interpret educational assessment materials.
  4. Generalize current professional literature regarding educational assessment.
  5. Formulate intervention strategies based on assessment to enhance the success of all learners.
  6. Demonstrate professional responsibilities by consistent course participation and completion of all stated assignments in a timely manner.
  7. Integrate Christian and professional principles throughout the course.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Discussion Board Forums (6)

Discussion boards are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the candidate is required to provide a thread in response to the provided prompt for each forum.

For Forums 1 and 5, the student is required to provide a thread in response to the provided prompt for each forum. Each thread must be 200-250 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. Please refer to each prompt for specific details.

In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be 100-150 words.

For Forum 3, the student is required to provide a narrated PowerPoint for the initial thread. In addition to this narrated PowerPoint, the student is required to provide a video reply to 2 other classmates’ videos. Please see the prompt for more details.

For Forums 2, 4, and 6, the student is required to provide a video response to the provided prompt.

In addition to this initial video, the student is required to provide a video reply to 2 other classmates’ videos. Please see each prompt for specific details on length requirements.

Quizzes (15)

Each quiz will cover a chapter from the Reading & Study material for the assigned module/week. Each quiz will be open-book/open notes, contain 10 multiple-choice and true/false questions, and have a 20-minute time limit.