Presents both formal and informal measures for assessing learners'progress. Course involves analyzing various approaches tointerpreting individual and group behavior and maintaining a positivelearning environment based on research and best practices. Learningassessment strategies that will be examined include Informal ReadingInventory, Concepts of Print, word recognition tests, clozeprocedures and miscue analysis. Others are the development ofrubrics, journal evaluation techniques, conferencing, and portfolios.