Week 5: July 28-August 3

Instructions : Participants are expected to respond to one of the questions posted in a manner that reflects an appropriate level of analysis and engagement in the discussion; applying the knowledge and insights from the readings to practical applications; drawing conclusions based on the content, raising new questions, presenting a counter argument, etc. Each response should include the question number, be stated in complete sentences, and apply the knowledge from the readings and sessions to practical applications.

In addition, each participant is expected to comment on at least two participants’ responses. The responses should be reflective and thoughtful, not simple short answers like “I agree” or “Me too.” A thoughtful response integrates readings, may provide examples, add new information, or present a counter argument.

Components of Valid Learning Media Assessments (JVIB, 2023, p. 407-417)

  1. Imagine a scenario where a student’s preferred learning media is not effectively supporting their academic progress. Which LMA components examined in the Delphi study are most important to consider? Where do you start? How would you utilize the results of the LMA process to identify alternative strategies or interventions to address this issue and promote their learning outcomes?

  2. Considering the insights gained from the LMA standards outlined in the article, how do you plan to adjust your assessment practices as a TVI if you haven’t previously utilized these standards? Describe the specific changes or adaptations you envision incorporating into your assessment approach to ensure alignment with research outcomes.

Using Appropriate Assessment to Plan Braille Literacy (JVIB, 2022, p. 417-424)

  1. How did the use of various data collection tools in the research study contribute to a balanced literacy program for Ambrosi? What tools have you used? What tool(s) do you want to use and why?

  2. If you were in the TVI’s position, what additional intervention strategies would you propose to address Ambrosi’s challenges with braille reversals?