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AAHHE Workshop: Culturally Relevant Assessment Tools Workshop

13th Annual American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) National Conference, Irvine, CA

President's remarks: Loui Olivas
Gift of books on policy, and one of assessment

Culturally Relevant Assessment Tools: Implications for Policy - Richard J. Tannenbaum (moderator)

Higher ed enrollment reflects range of student diversity (race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual identity and orientation, language and culture. education and development of students ant be agnostic to this diversity.

Assessment is an opportunity o g4t accurate and timely evidence of what student know and can do (selection use, formative, interim, summative). But also app to engaged and motivate students. Culturally relevant assessment provides students with accessible pathways. Differentiated instructional practices, we need differentiated assessment practices.

Equitable (Fair) Assessment
Goal is to maximize opportunity to for students to demonstrate their standing on constructs test is intended…