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Using Digital Assessments to Evaluate Speech and Language Skills


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Complimentary Webinar

Thursday, March 30, 2017
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Central

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Presenter:
James Henke and Jarrett Lehner

Overview

Many of today’s students are “digital natives” who are attentive and engaged with presented with digital input. Digital assessments can provide streamlined test administration that is engaging for examinees, while automated scoring and reporting improves examiner efficiency and provides accurate test scores. This session will introduce clinicians to digital assessments available, compare assessment formats on Q-interactive and Q-global and provide an overview of the research supporting the equivalence of test results whether the test is delivered on paper or in a digital format.

Learner Outcomes

After the completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. List two advantages of digital assessments over paper and pencil assessments.
  2. Describe at least one key difference between the Q-interactive and Q-global platforms.
  3. Explain the results of at least one research study examining equivalence of digital vs. paper and pencil test results.

Time-ordered Agenda

12:00 to 2:05

Introductions and overview

12:05 to 12:10

Advantages of digital test administration

12:10 to 12:15

Digital assessments available in the speech and language world (apps, Q-i, Q-g): How do they differ?

12:15 to 12:40

Demo of CELF-5, GFTA-3/KLPA-3, PPVT-4 on Q-interactive

12:40 to 12:50

Demo of CELF-5, GFTA-3/KLPA-3, PPVT-4 on Q-global

12:50 to 12:55

Comparing functionality of Q-i and Q-g (Q-g can be used for telepractice)

12:55 to 1:00

Question and Answer

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About the Presenter

James Henke is the Q-interactive Product Specialist and National Trainer for the digital system. James’s background is in education, graduating from the College of Education and Human Development from the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining Pearson in 2003, he worked in Japan teaching English as well as teaching in Minneapolis Public Schools. James lives in Minneapolis with his wife and 2 children.

Disclosure

James Henke

Financial: The presenter is employed by Pearson Clinical Assessment.

Non-financial: There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

The Pearson Assessment Division, the sponsor of this webinar, develops and distributes assessments and intervention tools for speech-language pathologists. Course information will only cover information that pertains to the effective and appropriate use of the Q-interactive and Q-global digital system for CELF-5, GFTA-3/KLPA-3, and PPVT-4 tests developed by Pearson Clinical Assessment. No other assessments will be discussed during this presentation.

Jarrett Lehner IS A Digital Training and Implementation Consultant. Jarett graduated from the College of Education and Human Service Professions from the University of Minnesota-Duluth with a degree in Psychology. Prior to joining Pearson in 2015, Jarett worked as a Psychometrist and administered psychological assessments.

Disclosure

Jarrett Lehner

Financial: The presenter is employed by Pearson Clinical Assessment.

Non-financial: There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

The Pearson Assessment Division, the sponsor of this webinar, develops and distributes assessments and intervention tools for speech-language pathologists. Course information will only cover information that pertains to the effective and appropriate use of the Q-interactive and Q-global digital system for CELF-5, GFTA-3/KLPA-3, and PPVT-4 tests developed by Pearson Clinical Assessment. No other assessments will be discussed during this presentation.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area.)

Attendance Requirements

Program completion requirements: Participants are expected to be present for the entire program. Individuals who are not present for the full program will not be recommended for ASHA CEUs. No partial credit will be provided.

Who is Eligibility to Earn ASHA CEUs

Effective July 1, 2011, individuals must meet at least one of the following conditions in order to be eligible to earn ASHA CEUs.

  • ASHA Member (includes Life member and International affiliates)
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) Holder
  • Licensed by a state or provincial regulatory agency to practice speech-language pathology (SLP) or audiology
  • Credentialed by a state regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Credentialed by a national regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Engaged in a Clinical Fellowship under the supervision of an individual with their ASHA CCC
  • Currently enrolled in a masters or doctoral program in SLP or audiology

What is the ASHA CE Registry doing to determine eligibility?

In May and June 2011, ASHA will contact current CE Registry users who do not meet the new criteria and ask them to document eligibility. After July 1, 2011, if ASHA receive an ASHA CEU Participant form for an attendee who is not in their database as an “eligible” Registry user, ASHA will ask them to provide documentation of eligibility prior to awarding ASHA CEUs.

Any questions you might have concerning registry and transcripts send an email to continuinged@asha.org