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Assessing students in the margin : challenges, strategies, and techniques

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Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC, p.475 (2011)

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Cubb LB3051 .A76643 2011



Educational tests and measurements--Government policy--United States, Learning disabled children--Rating of--United States


Contents: Factors to consider in providing appropriate test accommodations to individual students with disabilities / Sara E. Bolt -- Overcoming barriers to access for students with disabilities: testing accommodations and beyond / Alexander Kurz and Stephen N. Elliott -- Moving ELLS with disabilities out of the margins: strategies for increasing the validity of English language proficiency assessments / Kristin Liu, Deb Albus, and Manuel Barrera -- A new framework for accommodating English language learners with disabilities / Christopher M. Rogers and Laurene L. Christensen -- Improving accommodations assignment: reconceptualizing professional development to support accommodations decision making / Leanne R. Ketterlin-Geller and Lindy Crawford -- Ever-evolving state policies and practices for using technology-based accommodations to improve assessment outcomes for students in the margins / Laurene L. Christensen, Sheryl S. Lazarus, and Vitaliy Shyyan -- Alternate achievement standards for alternate assessments: considerations for policy and practice / Shawnee Y. Wakeman ... [et al.] -- Challenges to developing and implementing alternate assessments based on alternate achievement standards (AA-AAS) / Karin Hess, Mike Burdge, and Jean Clayton -- Instructing and assessing students who may be candidates for alternate assessments based on modified achievement standards (AA-MAS) / Sheryl S. Lazarus and Rachel Quenemoen -- Alternate assessments based on modified achievement standards: reflections on assessment design and implementation / Dianna Carrizales and Leanne R. Ketterlin-Geller -- Item and test alterations: designing and developing alternate assessments with modified achievement standards / Sue Bechard, Patricia Almond, and Renee Cameto -- Adaptive testing options for accountability assessments / Cara Cahalan Laitusis ... [et al.] -- Holding modified assessments accountable: applying a unified reliability and validity framework to the development and evaluation of AA-MAS / Ryan J. Kettler -- Developing a validity argument for assessments of students in the margins / Marianne Perie and Ellen Forte -- Beyond universal design: accessibility theory to advance testing for all students / Peter A. Beddow -- Accessible test design / Michael Russell -- Universal design and the use of cognitive labs / Christopher Johnstone, Jason R. Altman, and Michael Moore -- Accessibility of statewide assessment programs: examining RFP requirements / Maureen Kavanaugh and Michael Russell -- Reflecting on milestones and mapping a route for the future / Michael Russell.

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