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Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDSS 6393 Assessment, Appraisal, and Diagnosis

3 semester hours

The objectives of this course include developing a broad understanding of assessment issues and procedures. These issues and procedures include 1) the history of assessment, 2) legal and ethical issues, 3) cultural diversity, 4) the scientist/practitioner approach to clinical judgment, 5) diagnostic interviewing, 6) approaches to test construction, 7) reliability and validity, 8) types of vocational, cognitive, and personality tests, and 9) special education.