ERIC Number: ED368102
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Frames of Reference for the Assessment of Learning Disabilities: New Views on Measurement Issues.
Lyon, G. Reid, Ed.
This book offers 27 papers addressing critical issues in the assessment of students with all kinds of learning disabilities. Papers have the following titles and authors: "Critical Issues in the Measurement of Learning Disabilities" (G. Reid Lyon); "A Matrix of Decision Points in the Measurement of Learning Disabilities" (Barbara K. Keogh); "Measurement of Change: Assessing Behavior over Time and within a Developmental Context" (David J. Francis et al.); "Measuring and Analyzing Change" (Bennett A. Shaywitz and Sally E. Shaywitz); "The Assessment of Attention in Children" (Russell A. Barkley); "Attention as a Process and as a Disorder" (Jack M. Fletcher et al.); "Measurement of Executive Function" (Martha Bridge Denckla); "Issues in the Assessment of Executive Function: An Information-Processing Perspective" (Joseph K. Torgesen); "Redefining Learning Disabilities: Moving beyond Aptitude-Achievement Discrepancies to Failure To Respond to Validated Treatment Protocols" (Virginia W. Berninger and Robert D. Abbott); "Issues in Definition and Measurement of Learning Disabilities: The Need for Early Intervention" (Jack M. Fletcher and Barbara R. Foorman); "Measurement of Listening and Speaking" (Doris J. Johnson); "Honing the Concepts of Listening and Speaking: A Prerequisite to the Valid Measurement of Language Behavior in Children" (Louisa Cook Moats); "Measurement of Word Recognition, Orthographic, and Phonological Skills" (Richard Olson et al.); "Components of Reading Ability: Issues and Problems in Operationalizing Word Identification, Phonological Coding, and Orthographic Coding" (Frank R. Vellutino et al.); "Assessment of Spelling in Learning Disabilities Research" (Louisa Cook Moats); "Issues in Researching the Link between Phonological Awareness, Learning Disabilities, and Spelling" (Patricia C. Lindamood); "Measurement of Written Language Expression" (Stephen R. Hooper et al.); "Future Directions for Research on Writing Disabilities: Integrating Endogenous and Exogenous Variables" (Virginia W. Berninger); "Diagnosis and Assessment of Mathematics Learning Disabilities" (Jeannette E. Fleischner); "Mathematics Assessment for Students with Learning Disabilities" (Sharon Vaughn and Cynthia Wilson); "Neuropsychological Assessment of Children with Learning Disabilities: Measurement Issues" (Byron P. Rourke); "Multidimensional Neuropsychological Assessment Models: Potential and Problems" (Robin Morris); "Techniques for Measuring Social Competence in Children" (Kytja K. S. Voeller); "The Measurement and Assessment of Social Skills" (Sharon Vaughn and Diane Haager); "Assessment of Learning Disabilities: The Challenge of Evaluating the Cognitive Strategies and Processes Underlying Learning" (Lynn J. Meltzer); "Strategy Assessment in Perspective" (Louisa Cook Moats); and "A Review of Critical Concepts and Issues in the Measurement of Learning Disabilities" (Robin Morris). An index is included. Most papers include references. (DB)
Descriptors: Attention Control, Attention Deficit Disorders, Cognitive Processes, Definitions, Disability Identification, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Language Tests, Learning Disabilities, Learning Strategies, Listening, Mathematics Tests, Measurement Techniques, Neuropsychology, Reading Diagnosis, Spelling, Student Evaluation, Trend Analysis, Writing Difficulties
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624 ($55).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
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