ERIC Number: EJ339888
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Ethnicity, Communication Competency and Classroom Success: A Question of Assessment.
Powell, Robert G.; Avila, Dolores R.
Western Journal of Speech Communication, v50 n3 p269-78 Sum 1986
Examines the performance of ethnic minority students on Rubin's CCAI, with a view toward discovering potential cultural biases embedded in the instrument. Concludes that such biases appear to exist. (MS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Blacks, Communication Research, Communicative Competence (Languages), Comparative Analysis, Cultural Differences, Ethnicity, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Speech Communication, Speech Instruction, Test Bias, Test Reliability, Test Validity, Whites
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A