This is Part 4 of a five-part series. This course will discuss how considerations related to English Learners, dialect speakers, the culture of poverty, and the cultural/linguistic load of a test can impact standardized test selection. (Part 1: Course 8096, Part 2: Course 8097, Part 3: Course 8101, Part 5: Course 8104)
Course created on August 3, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe test considerations for English Learners.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how the culture of poverty could impact test selection.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how the cultural/linguistic load of a test could impact test selection.
|5-20 Minutes||Testing considerations for English Learners|
|20-35 Minutes||Culture of poverty|
|35-50 Minutes||Cultural/linguistic load|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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Stacey L. Pavelko, PhD, CCC-SLP
Stacey L. Pavelko, PhD, is an assistant professor and Undergraduate Program Director in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at James Madison University. Her research interests include language and literacy development in preschool and early school-aged children, high-quality professional development for preschool teachers, the diagnostic accuracy of screening and diagnostic measures, functional language assessment and treatment, and interprofessional education and practice.
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