Bias in Language Assessment
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Elder, C. 2012. Bias in Language Assessment. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
The study of bias in language assessment (as in other areas of educational measurement) is bound up with notions of fairness or disadvantage affecting particular groups of test takers.
- fairness in language assessment;
- statistical analysis of test results;
- validation of language assessments;
- values in language assessment