ERIC Number: EJ460041
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Shifting the Focus: What Colleges Can Learn about Assessment from Foreign-Born Students.
Mittler, Mary L.; Bers, Trudy H.
Community College Journal, v63 n4 p23-26 Feb-Mar 1993
Reviews problems of using traditional assessment procedures and instruments on nonnative students, citing linguistic and cultural factors. Drawing from interviews with nonnative students, describes assessment procedures utilized abroad, reports nonnatives' perceptions of assessment in United States as limited and insufficient, and offers suggestions for improving assessment in a multicultural environment. (PAA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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