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ERIC Number: EJ439697
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Border College Consortium Descriptive Test of English Skills and Verbal Aptitude Test: Norming and Validation Study.
Karathanos, Demetrius
Journal of Educational Issues of Language Minority Students, v9 p137-54 Fall 1991
The background and rationale for the 2 tests are described and results of a norming and validation study involving 804 Mexican-American college freshmen in 5 border community colleges are reported. The results provide evidence that the DTES and VAT are reliable and effective for Mexican-American students, having overcome inadequacies of other standardized English tests. (three references) (LB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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