Looking Beyond the Scores - Assessment of HE and Adults

When assessing adults, qualitative analysis of test results becomes extremely important because of the range of factors which can potentially mask or exaggerate the extent of an individual’s difficulties. The course will explore how assessors can identify and make use of vital “clues” to develop a deeper understanding of an individual’s profile. It will include a review of research on factors such as the Flynn Effect, Matthew Effect, rapid naming, and average working memory and consider how analysis of responses and behaviours in intelligence tests (with particular reference to WRIT) and cognitive processing tests can sometimes provide a very different picture from that being presented by the scores. It will also take an in depth look at ho

Provider details: 
Address:
Evesham College
Davies Road
Evesham
WR11 1LP
United Kingdom
Contact phone: 
07956 644 786
Course stage: 
Stage 4 - Specialist
Course strand(s): 
C. Identifying and assessing dyslexia/SpLD
F. Professional development and dyslexia/SpLD
Method of training: 
Online/Distance
Type of training: 
Non-accredited CPD
Professional accreditation: 
SASC Accredited
Contact email: 
srostill@patoss-dyslexia.org
Credits for course: 
5 hours CPD
Level: 
None: 
None
Duration: 
5 hours SASC Authorised
Region: 
Various Regions

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