Testing
1. Examining the Fairness of the University Entrance Exam: A Latent Class Analysis Approach to Differential Item Functioning

Sayyed Mohammad Alavi; Hossein Karami; Mohammad Hossein Kouhpaeenejad

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, , Pages 147-170

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2021.60283.588

Abstract
  Measurement has been ubiquitous in all areas of education for at least a century. Various methods have been suggested to examine the fairness of education tests especially in high-stakes contexts. The present study has adopted the newly proposed ecological approach to differential item functioning (DIF) ...  Read More

2. An Investigation into Cultural Representation in Interchange Textbooks

Ali Roohani; Elham Molana

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2013, , Pages 113-136

Abstract
  Language and culture are now deemed to be co-constitutive; hence English language teaching (ELT) textbooks should incorporate cultural aspects and promote intercultural competence. However, careful decisions should be made as regards to the cultural content of materials and the ways in which culture ...  Read More