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ERIC Number: EJ558189
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1092-4388
Reducing Bias in Language Assessment: Processing-Dependent Measures.
Campbell, Thomas; Dollaghan, Chris; Needleman, Herbert; Janosky, Janine
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, v40 n3 p519-25 Jun 1997
Randomly selected, elementary-age boys (N=156; 31% majority, 69% minority) participated in three "processing-dependent" language measures and one "knowledge-dependent" language test. Results suggest that processing-dependent tests hold considerable promise for distinguishing between students with language disorders (whose poor performance reflects psycholinguistic deficits) and those with language differences due to different experiential backgrounds. (Author/PB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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