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Cultural fairness in a placement test?

In this video, Andrew Stokes discusses how we can ensure that a placement test — or any other kind of language test — is culturally fair. He starts by defining cultural fairness and goes on to look at four different measures that should be taken to achieve it.

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  1. Dr. Ahmed Abunowara says:

    Yes. Cultural fairness is one of the factors that should be taken into consideration in writing any placement test. Another factor is language typology. Differences among languages’ written expressions effect the performance of the test takers from different language background.

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