This is Part 5 of a five-part series. This course will discuss how considerations such as coverage (i.e., which sounds are tested in which positions of words), phonological processing, and dialect can impact standardized test selection. A brief case study will be used to illustrate the considerations discussed throughout the series. (Part 1: Course 8096, Part 2: Course 8097, Part 3: Course 8101, Part 4: Course 8102)
Course created on August 10, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how considerations such as reliability, validity and diagnostic accuracy can impact speech test selection.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe testing considerations for coverage of speech sounds and phonological processing.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how consideration of dialect can impact speech test selection.
|5-15 Minutes||Testing considerations: reliability, validity and diagnostic accuracy|
|15-25 Minutes||Testing considerations: speech sounds and phonological processes|
|25-30 Minutes||Testing considerations: dialect|
|30-55 Minutes||Case Study|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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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