ERIC Number: ED108411
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
How Can Tests Be Unfair? A Workshop on Nondiscriminatory Testing.
Nazzaro, Jean N.
The packet contains materials for use in a workshop intended to increase educators' sensitivity to possible discriminatory factors in testing instruments and practices. Among the materials are directions for leaders on preparing and running the workshop; 20 booklets entitled "How Can Tests Be Unfair?" for workshop participants; and detailed suggestions for six test activities designed to simulate experiences that might be encountered by children with problems related to visual perception, auditory discrimination (with a tape cassette of unfamiliar sounds provided), five muscle control, language, or cultural differences. Also included are summary presentation and evaluation instructions and forms and information for reordering workshop booklets. (LH)
Descriptors: Auditory Perception, Cultural Differences, Exceptional Child Education, Eye Hand Coordination, Handicapped Children, Instructional Materials, Language Patterns, Simulation, Test Validity, Testing Problems, Visual Perception, Workshops
CEC Information Services and Publications, The Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 22091 ($35.00, Project No. 102; Additional Pamphlets 102a, $3.00/10)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.