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  Course Details
Online version: Selecting Using and Interpreting Standardised Tests: Principles in Educational Testing
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Distance
In-depth: in-depth
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 10 Minutes: 0
  Event Address

Telephone:
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  Contact Details
Provider: Communicate-ed
Course Manager: Mrs Debbie Pollard
Telephone: 0845 331 1492
Email: admin@communicate-ed.org.uk
Fax: 0871 918 2330
Website: www.communicate-ed.org.u
  Event Details
Dates: 18/10/2017 - 18/10/2018
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 220.00
SASC Ref.: CeD-15585 181917OL
   Audience Restriction
It is assumed that the majority of delegates following this course either hold an Assessment Practising Certificate or are in the process of applying for one.
   Course Summary
The course will cover key aspects for consideration when choosing standardised tests and the correct administration and interpretation of these tests. (This course is 10 hours, please contact us for information about our 5 hour course).
   Course Detail

The course will cover key aspects for consideration when choosing standardised tests, and the correct administration and interpretation of these tests, including:
Reliability and validity
Age appropriate testing
Costs and accessibility of tests
Standardisation
Currency
Interpretation of results
Interpretation of statistical data
There will be the opportunity to consider in depth a selection of tests from the following list: WRIT, WRAT 5, Adult Reading Test, DASH, CToPP, WIAT 2T, and Diagnostic Reading Analysis, Access Reading Test.
   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
   Audience
  • Assessors
  • Support
  • Assessment centers
  • Training institutions
   Pre-requisites
  • It is assumed that the majority of delegates following this course either hold an Assessment Practising Certificate or are in the process of applying for one.
   Learning Outcomes
  • Delegates will be able to:
  • Understand and communicate the principles of educational testing with colleagues
  • Recognise and use a range of terminology relating to educational testing
  • Select tests appropriate to the assessment needs
  • Administer a range of tests appropriately
  • Interpret scores and suggest relevant intervention