esl504 | Graduate
Assessment Of Limited-english Prof Student
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Reading and Writing Assessment(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Advocating for Learning)
- Examine research related to reading and writing assessment.
- Analyze implications and applications for instructional literacy practices.
- Analyze research regarding the assessment of reading comprehension strategies for ELLs.
- Select appropriate pre-, during-, and post-reading strategies.
Content Area Assessment(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Advocating for Learning)
- Identify how demographics have impacted content assessment.
- Examine features of reading that pose difficulty to ELLs.
- Analyze how assessment impacts instructional practices in educational settings.
- Compare and contrast the characteristics and uses of standardized and informal assessments.
- Develop appropriate rubrics to assess reading, writing, listening, and speaking proficiencies in a literacy-embedded project for ELLs.
Assessment of Parental and/or Community Involvement with Literacy(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Leading through Innovative Practice, Valuing Diversity)
- Apply research findings to enhance parental and/or community involvement.
- Identify characteristics associated with diverse educational and/or work communities.
- Synthesize research implications for effective parental and/or community involvement.
Policy and Rationale for Assessment(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Advocating for Learning)
- Determine the purpose for assessment of ELLs.
- Examine standard-based reforms.
- Analyze assessment accommodations/modifications for ELLs.
- Discern the relationship between standards, assessments, and educational planning.
- Explore assessment and its link to educational services for ELLs.
Progress of Second Language Acquisition(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Leading through Innovative Practice)
- Describe the relationship between first and second language literacy.
- Analyze the connection between oral language and literacy development.
- Demonstrate facilitative approaches to enhance language growth.
- Identify literacy skills assessed in educational settings.
Assessment and Intervention
- Evaluate options for assessing ELL students' cognitive and academic abilities.
- Determine the appropriateness of various assessments tools used to measure literacy proficiencies.
- Examine the relationship between language assessment and literacy instruction.
- Explain the evolution of bilingual/biliteracy programs.
- Evaluate the interaction between first and second language literacy processes.
- Review guiding principles to foster biliteracy instruction.
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