Dynamic Assessment with Second Language Learners

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Description

Dr. Esther Geva sits down with Dr. Jeremy Sharp to talk through her work with assessing English language learners in this dynamic course! Dr. Geva has worked for years in this arena and has literally co-written the book on culturally and linguistically diverse children. During the discussion Dr. Geva shares a number of meaningful stories and case examples to really bring these principles to life. Here are just a few things that are covered during the discussion:

  • The distinction between testing and assessment
  • Defining “dynamic assessment.”
  • Examples of a dynamic assessment
  • How to write reports that encompass the principles of dynamic assessment

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses.

This CE course is designated as intermediate.

There are no conflicts of interest to disclose.

Course content: Test/Assessment; Cultural Competence

This interview was published in July 2021.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Audio Interview with Esther Geva, PhD, Psych
  • Transcript of Interview with Esther Geva, PhD, Psych
  • References and Citations
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

DR. ESTHER GEVA

Esther Geva (Ph.D., Psych) is Full Professor at OISE, University of Toronto. Her extensive research, publications, and graduate teaching focus on (a) the development of language and literacy skills in students from diverse linguistic backgrounds, (b) L2 students with learning difficulties, and (c) cultural perspectives on children’s psychological problems. She has presented her work internationally, served on numerous advisory, policy, and review committees in the US and Canada concerned with assessment and policy issues concerning culturally and linguistically diverse children and adolescents.
In applied practice, she is interested in community-based approaches to prevention and intervention in minority groups, and options in assessment, instruction for ELL and other L2 learners, and culturally sensitive work with families coming from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

ABOUT DR. JEREMY SHARP

Dr. Sharp is a licensed psychologist and the Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that he founded in 2009 and has grown to over 20 clinicians. Dr. Sharp earned his undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting his Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, he specializes in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, Dr. Sharp provides private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with his wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.

 

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Learning Objectives

Based on the content of this course, I can:

  • Differentiate between testing and assessment
  • Give examples of dynamic assessment
  • Discuss how to write reports that encompass the principles of dynamic assessment

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