Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

CI 528 Literacy Assessment for Reading Specialists

This course focuses on the purposes for literacy assessment, types of assessments, the impact of culture and language on assessment, and the fundamental link between literacy assessment and instruction. Topics include the purposes of literacy assessment tools, the selection of assessments that inform instruction and assessments that inform various stakeholders, the development of a schoolwide assessment program, and an analysis of current assessment practices. The course is designed to develop a more extensive understanding of assessment as it relates to evidence-based literacy instruction, diversity issues, and students’ literacy development.


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  • 500