Cultural bias

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  • Cultural Bias

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    examines current literature to consider whether or not teachers' cultural and ethnic biases may influence the results of standardized behavior rating scales used to measure student functioning. The authors briefly mention research regarding construct bias and predictive bias related to behavior rating scales. Their study, however, focuses on research related to rater bias. The authors chose to examine rater bias in terms of cultural and ethnic biases for this study because they believed incorporating

  • Cultural Bias Essay

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    world has millions of people of diverse cultural backgrounds. They have their own beliefs, food habits, art forms, and dressing styles. Since ancient times, these people are coming across each other and are exchanging their ideas. However, sometimes people turn hostile because of their cultural prejudices. This tendency to judge the other people based on the standards of his or her own culture is cultural bias. It is a major hindrance in performing a cross-cultural research. A person who is culturally

  • Cultural Bias In Intellectual Assessment

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    2001). Some authors stated that the inaccuracy of standard assessment results are caused by cultural bias (Klenowski 2009, Laros & Tellegen 2004, Bernhard 2000 and Schellenberg 2004). Also others taken into considering developmental factors of this issue (McCauley 2004). Comparison of the study, issues and research are most likely to convince cultural bias of the outcomes. Rest of

  • Iq Tests And Cultural Bias

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    Essay #3: IQ Tests and Cultural Bias There was a cartoon showing different animals, including an elephant, fish, seal, and monkey, lined up by a tree in front of a man behind a desk. The man said he was going to make a fair selection by giving them all the same test. The test was that they all had to climb the tree. In this case, the monkey probably was the only one that thought the test was fair. Welcome to the controversy over IQ (Intelligent Quotient) tests and cultural diversity. In 1904, a

  • The Cultural Bias in Intelligence Tests

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    RESEARCH A Research of the Reliability and Validity of the PSYGAT on Different Linguistic Backgrounds Abstract The issue of cultural bias in intelligence tests sparks debates every time the latter is created or administered, resulting to many researches into how the reliability and validity of an ability test may differ when assessed on groups from different cultural-linguistic backgrounds. The aim of this study is to test the reliability and validity of the PSYGAT Verbal IQ Test on university

  • Cultural Bias In Standardized Testing

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    classroom that has gotten a lot of attention in the past couple of years is the cultural bias in standardized testing. On the surface, there are many issues with standardized testing; it stifles creativity, causes teachers to teach to the test, ignores the needs of individual students, and creates stress and anxiety for students. Going beyond this, these tests are unavoidably biased by social-class, ethnic, gender and other cultural differences. First off, students have many different experiences outside

  • Cultural Bias In Assessment Essay

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    Cultural Bias In Assessment In the society of today, there are various educators who believe in assessment as proper method to measure the performance of a child in school as well as the overall achievement of a specific school system. The assessment may be presented in the form of verbal, written, or multiple choice, and it usually pertains to certain academic subjects in the school curriculum. Recently, many educators began to issue standardized tests to measure the intelligence of a common

  • Critical Review of Helping Students Meet the Challenges of Academic Writing by Fernsten and Reda

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    ‘Helping students meet the challenges of academic writing’ by Fernsten and Reda is an interesting study how reflective writing practices can be useful for marginalized students, who are struggling with “negative writer self-identity. The possible causes according to Fernsten & Reda are, “issues such as race, class and gender that are marginalized factors for many basic writers”, in addition to the expectations of the dominant academic culture. However, even though Fernsten & Reda illuminated the

  • Cultural Bias And Health Care Disparity

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    Cultural Bias and Health Care Disparity: Introduction: Cultures, social, ethnicity, English proficiency are factors that my significantly affect the quality of healthcare. Patient’s perspective, values, beliefs and behavior are highly influenced by the sociocultural background pf the patient (1-5). These factors can affect dealing with patient’s symptoms, seeking care, pain toleration, care adherence, preventive measure, and health care expectations. There is a clear evidence that links Clinician-patient

  • Essential Criteria for Evaluating Educational Assessments Essay

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    Definition Absence-of-Bias is just as the name implies, there is no bias present. It is the last of the three essential criteria for evaluating educational assessments. The other two are reliability and validity. Assessment bias is a part of an assessment that disadvantages a certain group of people because of their gender, race, socioeconomic status, or any other group-defining characteristic. It occurs when an element of an assessment “distorts a student’s performance”(Popham 2014 p.128). The

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