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EDUC 3171. This course is designed to further develop the conceptual and technical skills teachers require to help identify educational goals and implement meaningful instructional strategies for effective learning by students with special needs. Focus on assessment for instructional programming and procedural outlines for designing, selecting, administering and interpreting a variety of informal assessment measures typically used in schools. The presentation of assessment information in an acceptable format to parents and teachers will also be addressed.