ERIC Number: ED258980
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Writing Enhancement Program: Annual Evaluation Report, August, 1984.
Turner, Susan D.; And Others
The Florida Writing Enhancement Program, for all tenth through twelfth grade students, as implemented in the Hillsborough County Public Schools, was evaluated. The program was designed to improve students' writing in the areas of composition, sentence formation, usage, and mechanics. This evaluation was conducted to determine whether the program was implemented according to state guidelines and whether the writing production of students improved as a function of their participation in the Writing Enhancement Program. The report describes the program, evaluation design, procedures, analyses/results, and conclusions/recommendations in detail. The development of competent writing skills was to be accomplished by the institution of uniform content and proficiency standards for grade and ability levels. The appendices include Paragraph Topics and Procedures, Essay Topics and Procedures, Writing Enhancement Program Scoring Logistics, and Writing Enhancement Program Raters. The program scoring manual is also included. (DWH)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Essay Tests, Evaluation Methods, High Schools, Holistic Evaluation, Inservice Teacher Education, Paragraph Composition, Pretests Posttests, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, State Programs, Test Manuals, Writing (Composition), Writing Evaluation, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hillsborough County Public Schools, Tampa, FL.