ERIC Number: ED193676
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
A Procedure for Writing Assessment and Holistic Scoring.
This book describes a procedure for scoring writing samples with holistic methods and for analyzing the results with methods from primary trait scoring, analytical scoring, and discourse scoring. Following an introduction, the four chapters in the book focus on (1) the selection of topics to be used in a writing assessment, (2) the format for giving directions to students taking the writing assessment, (3) the scoring of the students' work, and (4) the preparation of the report on the overall assessment. A list of references is included. (RL)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Holistic Evaluation, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Testing, Writing (Composition), Writing Evaluation, Writing Research
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 37261, $4.00 member, $4.50 non-member)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Books; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers: Holistic Approach