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Course Description

Designed to help teachers understand concepts and terms related to evaluating and assessing students whose first language is not English, this course discusses high-quality assessment and the scope of assessments, including initial placement, annual assessments, and exit assessments. This course ends with a discussion of classroom assessments, including accommodations for those who need language assistance. English Language Learner: Language Acquisition was written to help teachers understand concepts and terms related to evaluating and assessing students whose first language is not English. This course discusses high-quality assessment and the scope of assessments, including initial placement, annual assessments, and exit assessments. This course ends with a discussion of classroom assessments, including accommodations for those who need language assistance.

Learner Outcomes

As a result of this course, participants will demonstrate their ability to:

  • Identify bias and other ethical concerns in assessments.
  • Apply knowledge of a variety of assessments.
  • Apply knowledge of assessment procedures for ELLs.
  • Apply knowledge of assessment accommodations for ELLs.
  • Implement legal assessment requirements for identification, reclassification, and exit of ELLs from ELL programs.
  • Assess ELLS using a variety of assessments.
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Section Title
English Language Learner: Evaluation & Assessment
Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 365 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (4 units) $385.00
Available for Credit
4 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with Virtual Education Software Inc.


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


Karen Lea is the course facilitator


 

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