EFPY 910
Methods of Assessment in Child Development

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Course Outline

Introductory Readings

Educational assessment and analysis in the African cultural context.

Early childhood curriculum, assessment, and program evaluation: Building an effective, accountable system in programs for children birth through age 8

Assessing development and learning in young children.

Preschool assessment: A guide to developing a balanced approach

Lecture Notes

Introduction to Assessment in Child Development

To download the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework, click here.

Technical Adequacy of Assessments: Validity and Reliability

Formal Assessment in Child Development

Informal Assessment in Child Development

Self-Assessment and Learning


Developing Effective Assessments

Continuous Assessments

Continuous Assessment: Administer a Focused Observation Assessment. The assignment will use the Early Learning Observation and Rating Scale.

Continuous Assessment: Observe and Evaluate Classroom Assessment.

Continuous Assessment: Create an Original Assessment.

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