Dr. Elizabeth Carrow-Woolfolk developed the Integrative Language Theory and has based many widely-used tests upon it. This course will provide an overview of three of her tests, the Oral and Written Language Scales - Second Edition (OWLS-II), Comprehensive Assessment of Spoken Language - Second Edition (CASL-2), and the Oral Passage Understanding Scale (OPUS), including examples of how each test can be used independently as well as in conjunction with the others.
Course created on April 24, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe Integrative Language Theory and how it can help with interpretation of test results.
- After this course, participants will be able to state three important facts about the OWLS-II, CASL-2 and the OPUS.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe two examples of how the OWLS-II, CASL-2 and OPUS can be used together.
|5-15 Minutes||Integrative Learning Theory - explanation and examples|
|15-30 Minutes||OWLS-II - Overview, uses and examples|
|30-55 Minutes||CASL-2 - Overview, scoring & intepretation and examples|
|55-70 Minutes||OPUS - Overview and examples|
|70-85 Minutes||How to use the tests together|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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Amber Klein, PhD
Amber Klein has worked in test development at Western Psychological Services for over 11 years. She has a PhD in School Psychology, and has learned a great deal about language ability and disorder by working with Dr. Carrow-Woolfolk. Amber was the project director for the OWLS-II, second author on the OPUS and is Dr. Woolfolk's designated legacy author.
Kristin Ratliff, PhD
Kristin Ratliff has worked in test development at Western Psychological Services for over 6 years. She has a PhD in cognitive psychology and a great interest in languages and language development. She spent the first 6 years of her WPS career on the large project of revising the CASL-2, which was released in November, 2016.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Western Psychological Services.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on the OWLS-II, CASL-2 and OPUS and will not discuss similar products.
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