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Are Your Tests Biased? A Guide for Implementing Inclusive Testing Guidelines in Your Assessments


We often mistakenly assume when writing assessments for our students that our learners are “just like us.” We use terminology, phrases, abbreviations, and pronouns that we prefer and know, that often leave our students confused and sometimes wounded. We review our tests by solely looking at statistics, but should we also be looking at linguistics? How can we create unbiased assessments and testing policies that give reliable results for all our students? Join the conversation to learn practical tips to look at your assessments through your students’ eyes.



  • Christie Cavallo, EdD, Instructor, College of Nursing
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