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  Course Details
Avoiding Common Mistakes When Assessing
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Distance
In-depth:
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 1 Minutes: 0
  Event Address

Telephone:
Fax:
  Contact Details
Provider: Patoss
Course Manager: Mrs Sheila Rostill
Telephone: 0330 135 7030
Email: srostill@patoss-dyslexia.org
Fax:
Website: www.patoss-dyslexia.org
  Event Details
Dates: 23/06/2020 - 23/06/2021
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 30.00
SASC Ref.: PAT-15845-230620-OL
   Audience Restriction
no restriction
   Course Summary
The workshop is designed to cover various strategies to help avoid some errors that can be made during the assessment process.
   Course Detail
The webinar will look at ways to help work more efficiently in administrating tests, marking subtests, converting scores, reading tables in test manuals, recording results and writing up assessments.
   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
   Pre-requisites
  • It will be assumed that delegates are qualified to conduct full diagnostic assessments and are familiar with key underlying principles and assessment procedures and common tests.
   Learning Outcomes
  • Work more efficiently in administrating tests
  • Work more efficiently in marking subtests
  • Work more efficiently in converting scores
  • Work more efficiently in reading tables in test manuals
  • Work more efficiently in recording results
  • Work more efficiently in writing up assessments