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SPCL 7914X Psychological Assessment of Linguistically Diverse Students (Bejarano): Home

Open Educational Resource (OER) for Prof. Bejarano's SPCL 7914

Course Summary

The primary goal of this course is to begin to apply the skills that students will need for working with English language learners (ELLs). This course prepares bilingual school psychologist candidates to conduct bilingual psychoeducational assessments. For bilingual school counselor candidates, this course fosters an understanding of the bilingual assessment process through experiential assessment activities and assignments. All students will learn to report ELL assessment data in a culturally responsive and ethical fashion.

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Welcome to SPCL 7914!

All the readings and materials that you will need for the course are located on this website. Enjoy exploring the site before our first class on Tuesday January 30th. We will be using Blackboard to access class quizzes and submission of assignments.

Please ensure to have notifications turned on for BlackBoard to receive class announcements.


Many of the session materials are available to you to preview before and review after each session. We will go over course requirements and this website during our first session.

Special thanks go to Colin McDonald, OER Developer, who designed and formatted this website. 


Click on the image below for the course syllabus.


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Open Educational Resource Information

Unless otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

This course website contains copyrighted materials available only for your personal, noncommercial educational and scholarly use. This site is used in accordance with the fair use provision, Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act where allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, education and research. Every effort has been made to provide attribution of copyrighted content. If you wish to use any copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond ‘fair use’, you must obtain expressed permission from the copyright owner. If you are the owner of any copyrighted material that appears on this site and believe the use of any such material does not constitute "fair use", please contact Professor Graciela Elizalde-Utnick to have the content removed, if proven necessary.

This open educational resource was created as part of the CUNY and SUNY 2017-19 Open Educational Resources Initiatives. Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NY State Legislature awarded CUNY and SUNY $16 million to implement open educational resources to develop, enhance and institutionalize new and ongoing open educational resources across both universities.

Special thanks to the CUNY Office of Academic Affairs, the CUNY Office of Library Services, Brooklyn College Administration and Professor Miriam Deutch, Coordinator, Brooklyn College Open Educational Resources Initiative. Site design and formatting by Colin McDonald, OER Developer.