ERIC Number: ED194903
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Manitoba Writing Assessment Program. General Report.
Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg.
Designed for educators actively involved with the teaching of writing, this report contains an overview of the procedures and a detailed presentation of the findings and recommendations of the 1979 Manitoba (Canada) Writing Assessment program. Following an introduction, the five major sections of the report provide the following information: (1) the purpose, nature, and rationale of the writing assessment; (2) the design, construction, and scoring of the tests; (3) the results for grades three, six, nine, and twelve; (4) highlights of the program; and (5) conclusions and recommendations. Appendixes contain names of committees and groups associated with the assessment; objectives, listed in order of priority; names of the participants in the pilot testing program and of scorers of the written tests; a discussion of the results of the assessment; and copies of tests and manuals used in the assessment. (FL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg.
Identifiers - Location: Canada