About the Measure

Domains Language
Subscales Not examined
Target Construct Oral language: Receptive and expressive language skills. Literacy: Reading comprehension and writing skills
Description Norm-referenced, OWLS is designed to assist professionals in identifying children with difficulties, planning appropriate instruction and monitoring progress over time.
Test Authors Carrow-Woolfolk, E.
Publisher Pearson (1996)
Psychometry Not evaluated as no UK norms
Implementation Not evaluated as no UK norms

Implementation details

Respondent Not examined
Prior knowledge Required Not examined
Scoring Not examined
Time Not examined
Age 3 years to 21 years and 11 months

Psychometric details

Norm / Criterion referenced Norm referenced
Standardisation sample 2123
Reliability Not examined
Criterion validity Not examined
Construct validity Not examined
Concurrent validity Not examined