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ERIC Number: EJ285759
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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A Description of Analysis for the Identification of Potential Sources of Bias in Dual Language Achievement Tests.
Cabello, Beverly
NABE: The Journal for the National Association for Bilingual Education, v7 n2 p33-52 Win 1983
Although the vocabulary, content, and format of the English and Spanish versions of the California Test of Basic Skills were largely equivalent, content analysis revealed three possible sources of test bias: (1) problems inherent in translation; (2) the match between tests and instructional materials; and (3) intervening cultural variables. (SB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: California Test of Basic Skills