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Cultural validity in assessment : a guide for educators

Author: Maria del Rosario Basterra
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Language, culture, and teaching
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Assessment plays a powerful role in the process of education in the US and has a disproportionately negative impact on students who do not come from middle-class backgrounds. This guide looks at the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria del Rosario Basterra
ISBN: 9780203850954 0203850955 9780415999793 0415999790 9780415999809 0415999804
OCLC Number: 705939521
Description: XV, 300 Seiten.
Contents: ForewordEugene GarciaPrefaceAcknowledgmentsPART ICultural Validity in Assessment-Basic Concepts1. Assessing the Cultural Validity of Assessment Practices: An Introduction-Guillermo Solano-Flores2. The Role of Language in Assessment- Elise Trumbull and Guillermo Solano-FloresPART IIAssessing Students of Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Backgrounds3. Assessing English Language Learners: Critical Issues- Jamal Abedi4. Cognition, Culture, Language, and Assessment: How to Select Culturally Valid Assessments in the Classroom- Maria del Rosario Basterra5. Using Appropriate Assessment Processes: How to Get Accurate Information about the Academic Knowledge and Skills of English Language Learners - Rebecca Kopriva and Ursula Sexton6. Ensuring Valid Educational Assessments for ELL Students: Scores, Score Interpretation, and Assessment Uses- Richard P. Duran7. Promoting Cultural Validity in the Assessment of Bilingual Special Education Students- John J. Hoover and Janette Klingner8. Overview of Current Federal Policies in Assessment and Accountability and Their Impact on ELL Students- Julia Lara and Magda ChiaPART IIIField Efforts to Increase Cultural Validity in Assessment9. Language Arts: Designing and Using a Reading Assessment for Learners Transitioning to English-Only Instruction- Elise Trumbull and Nanette Koelsch10. Addressing the Language Demands of Mathematics Assessment: Using a Language Framework and Field Research Findings- Elise Trumbull and Guillermo Solano-Flores11. Science and Literacy Assessments with English Language Learners- Okhee Lee, Alexandra Santau, and Jaime Maerten-RiveraPART IVConclusion12. Reflections on the Promise of Cultural Validity in Assessment- Elise Trumbull, Maria del Rosario Basterra, and Guillermo Solano-Flores
Series Title: Language, culture, and teaching
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