Educational psychology assessment for learning and development 875

Module code ODD 875
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Education
Module content

This module focuses on fundamental approaches concerning barriers to learning, with reference to the South African context; theoretical framework(s) for diagnostic assessment in respect of academic achievement difficulties within the South African context; how appraise a battery of neuropsychological tests and to understand which neuropsychological domains they measure; to use standardised tests and informal techniques to assess young children in low resources settings; to  assess reading, writing, spelling, numeracy and mathematical skills, study skills, educational and environmental disadvantage; professional skills and values of accountable diagnostic assessment practice and reporting of findings in respect of learners’ academic achievement difficulties within the South African context.

Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture every fortnight
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Educational Psychology
Period of presentation Year

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