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Course Overview

This course examines factors involved in developing and administering an assessment of Sign Language students’ linguistic proficiency and socio-cultural competence. Topics include the role and function of assessment, assessment validity, assessment reliability, the use of measurement instruments, current approaches to assessing language learning, and an analysis of current tools for testing Sign Language skills and knowledge. Students will develop samples of assessment tools.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Graduate, Masters, Online
Prerequisites: Matriculation into the M.A. program in ASL & Deaf Studies or permission of the program coordinator.

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