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Learning Potential in Ethnic Minority Children

Hamers, J.H.M.
Pennings, Albèr H.
Published in European Journal of Psychological Assessment. 1996, vol. 12, no. 3, p. 183-192
Abstract This article has three sections. The first section describes the usual practice of assessing ethnic minority children, the problem of test bias and some current approaches to improving assessment of ethnic minorities. In section two a selected theoretical and methodological background of learning potential assessment is introduced. The third section explores the construction of a learning potential test for ethnic minorities. Information is presented concerning psychometric issues such as reliability, validity and test and item bias.
Keywords Learning potentialpsychological testingtest standardsethnic minoritychild assessment
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HAMERS, J.H.M., HESSELS, Marco G.P., PENNINGS, Albèr H. Learning Potential in Ethnic Minority Children. In: European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 1996, vol. 12, n° 3, p. 183-192. doi: 10.1027/1015-5759.12.3.183

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