Students in this course will become aware of the factors which influence reading achievement. They will learn to administer standardized and informal tests to individuals as well as to small groups. Furthermore, they will recognize the need to modify some procedures for exceptional learners. Throughout the course, the importance of on-going assessment will be emphasized. Finally, strategies for interpreting and reporting test results will be delineated. As a course requirement, students will administer selected tests to a student and summarize the results in a report.