This course discusses fundamental concepts of descriptive statistics that SLPs, as informed consumers, must understand in order to interpret and summarize the results of norm-referenced, standardized assessment tools. In addition, cultural variables that can impact SLP assessments are identified.
Course created on December 9, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe basic concepts and interpretation of standardized tests.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain normal distribution and the bell-shaped curve.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify culturally responsive practices for assessment.
|5-10 Minutes||Overview and Methods of Assessment|
|10-15 Minutes||Evidence-Based Practice and Assessment|
|15-20 Minutes||Culturally Responsive Practices for Assessment|
|20-30 Minutes||Reliability, Validity, Standardization & Cultural Variables|
|30-35 Minutes||Normal Distribution & Bell-Shaped Curve|
|35-45 Minutes||Types of Scores Found on Norm-Referenced Tests|
|45-55 Minutes||Standard Error of Measurement & Confidence Intervals|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Carolyn (Carney) Sotto
PhD CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Carolyn (Carney) Sotto PhD, is a Professor and Undergraduate Program Director in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at the University of Cincinnati. She teaches graduate and undergraduate students in the areas of assessment, clinical processes, speech sound disorders, phonetics, child language disorders & literacy and each course incorporates diversity, equity and inclusion education and topics. She teaches to on-campus students and online students in New York, Israel, Rural Ohio, Indiana & Kentucky. Carney was awarded Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2018, was President of the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association (OSLHA) and awarded both Fellow and Honors of the Association of OSLHA. She is faculty advisor for UC NSSLHA student organization chapter, which was awarded National Chapter of the Year Honors 3 times in the past 10 years. She is also faculty advisor and co-founder of the student organization, Multicultural concerns in CSD (MC2).
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