Assessment Instruments & Methods in Special Education Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which formative assessment requires students back up their opinions with supporting evidence?

Question 2 2. Which type of formative assessment requires students to write something they learned in order to leave the class?

Question 3 3. A parent is confused by her child's score on two exams testing knowledge of musical terminology. On the first test, the child scored a 90. On the second test, the score was 30. What aspect of the test is the parent questioning?

Question 4 4. The most important quality of a good assessment is _____.

Question 5 5. Informal assessments should be used when _____.

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Question 6 6. A formal, teacher-made assessment should be used to answer which of the following questions?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of a high-stakes test?

Question 8 8. High-stakes testing results can impact all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 9 9. Which of the following represents behaviors that do NOT warrant a targeted and specific intervention strategy to include social behavior data collection processes?

Question 10 10. Which of the following column titles on a social behavior data spreadsheet help the researching instructor identify witnesses to the problematic behavior, like specific students or substitute teachers?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a scale on Wechsler's tests?

Question 12 12. Jodie is 9 years old and of average intelligence. Shawn is age 27 and also of average intelligence. They have both taken an IQ test. What will their test results be?

Question 13 13. In the first step of creating a Behavior Rating Scale, what should the collaborative team do?

Question 14 14. Teachers determine that a child blurts out between 7 and 9 times on a typical day and label this as anchor point 4 on the behavior rating scale. The teachers want to set a reasonable goal for improvement. Which anchor point below would indicate this goal?

Question 15 15. Alternative assessment is generally defined as _____.

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Question 16 16. Alternative assessment is most beneficial for _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of information that might be included in an ecological assessment?

Question 18 18. How can an ecological assessment be used to create an Individualized Education Program?

Question 19 19. The main goal of summative assessments is to:

Question 20 20. Summative assessments are _____ and formative assessments are _____.

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Question 21 21. Mrs. Miller is conducting an FBA on Tyra, who is struggling with solving math problems. What category of hypothesis will Tyra's problem behavior fall into?

Question 22 22. How does a functional behavior assessment work?

Question 23 23. What is the purpose of task analysis?

Question 24 24. What are the steps for teaching the student the task?

Question 25 25. What should you do to ensure students are conducting useful peer/self-assessments?

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Question 26 26. Who are students assessing when they are engaged in peer assessment?

Question 27 27. What is a learning disability?

Question 28 28. What type of assessments are used to monitor student progress?

Question 29 29. Which of the following best describes an achievement test that is given at the end of a learning segment to evaluate mastery of objectives?

Question 30 30. Which of the following best describes an achievement test?

Assessment Instruments & Methods in Special Education Chapter Exam Instructions

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