Conclusion

  • It will never be possible to completely remove all bias or error from the assessment process. However, by being mindful of factors that may cause bias and working to design them out of your exams, lecturers can create exams that “bias for best”.

    References

    Swain, M. (1984). Teaching and testing communicatively. TESL Talk, pp. 7-18.

    Further material

    This list provides further material on teaching and assessing international students.