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Race & Assessment: Measurement & Legal Implications
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written by William Sedlacek; presented by William Sedlacek (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2002), 1 hour 1 mins
Racial differences in assessment processes continue to point to the questionable efficacy of such practices. Dr. Sedlacek is known for his emphasis on the use of non-cognitive variables rather than traditional standardized assessments. In this address, Dr. Sedlacek discusses findings from research involving non-co...
written by William Sedlacek; presented by William Sedlacek (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2002), 1 hour 1 mins
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Culture and Standardized Tests: Native American Issues and Examples
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written by Carlon Ami; presented by Carlon Ami (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2005), 45 mins
Home environmental conditions, including primary language, traditional modes of teaching, socioeconomic status, and family stability are leading contenders that contribute to the learning process, and hence, test scores. One of our most important tasks is understanding and possibly raising test scores for minority...
written by Carlon Ami; presented by Carlon Ami (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2005), 45 mins
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Diagnosing Mental Disorders: DSM-5™ and ICD-10, Other Conditions
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produced by Classroom Productions, in Diagnosing Mental Disorders: DSM-5™ and ICD-10 (Microtraining Associates, 2016), 19 mins
For any of the mental disorders or conditions that we’ve explored in this series, there can be innumerable influences surrounding the onset, persistence and treatment of symptoms. These can be biological, environmental, situational or some combination of these. While the two diagnostic guidelines we’ve explore...
produced by Classroom Productions, in Diagnosing Mental Disorders: DSM-5™ and ICD-10 (Microtraining Associates, 2016), 19 mins
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Solving the Mystery of Racial Bias in Testing: How Much Does it Cost to Think About Being Black?
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written by Janet E. Helms, fl. 1975; presented by Janet E. Helms, fl. 1975 (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2002), 1 hour
Students of African and Latino descent typically score at least one standard deviation lower on standardized tests in comparison to students of EuroAmerican heritage. If this is predictable, why continue to use these tests for high school graduation, college admissions, and graduate school selection? In this addre...
written by Janet E. Helms, fl. 1975; presented by Janet E. Helms, fl. 1975 (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2002), 1 hour
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