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  Course Details
Online course: TOMAL2 - Examining the Test of Memory and Learning 2
Course Level: Advanced
Course Type: Distance
In-depth:
CPD Long Term: CPD long term
CPD Credit Hours: Longer than 1 month
  Event Address

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  Contact Details
Provider: Dyslexia Action Training/ Real Training
Course Manager: Mrs Kathryn Benzine
Telephone: 01784 222304
Email: trainingcourses@dyslexiaaction.org.uk
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Website: www.dyslexiaaction.org.u
  Event Details
Dates: 17/09/2020 - 17/09/2021
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 295.00
SASC Ref.: DA-15860-170920OL
   Audience Restriction
Discount available for Guild members
   Course Summary
This unit features the popular learning and memory assessment battery TOMAL2. The unit gives practitioners the opportunity to develop their knowledge of TOMAL2 through a cycle of study, focused activity and reflection​. It includes an examination of how some of the sub-tests can be used to give fresh insights into how to interpret and report on aspects of cognitive processing that are most likely to impact on academic performance for learners of all ages.
   Course Detail

This unit features the popular learning and memory assessment battery TOMAL2. The unit gives practitioners the opportunity to develop their knowledge of TOMAL2 through a cycle of study, focused activity and reflection​. It explores:

  • The usefulness of each of the TOMAL2 subtests and the underlying cognitive processes they tap.
  • The use of TOMAL2's Index Scoring system.
  • The interpretation of learner profiles.
  • The use of TOMAL2 subtest findings to produce reports that give insight into the aspects of cognitive processing that are most likely to impact on academic performance.
  • How reporting formats can be tailored for specific types of assessment purposes.
   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
  • The unit is designed for practitioners who need to scrutinise the background factors that influence performance in a range of academic and work-based settings.
  • This Level 7 unit (Master's Level) is recommended for those who have studied at this level some while ago and wish to refresh their assessment practice knowledge or those who have studied at least Level 5 SpLD and are considering working towards Level 7 study.
   Learning Outcomes
  • Critically examine the sub-tests of a learning and memory assessment battery.
  • Examine a variety of ways in which performance can be reported and represented within assessment reports.