ERIC Number: ED350617
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook of Writing Portfolio Assessment: A Program for College Placement.
Black, Laurel; And Others
A product of 3 years' experience in administering the Miami University Portfolio Writing Program, this handbook is designed to assist college faculty in administering a portfolio writing assessment program for incoming students (based on a collection of their best high school writing). The handbook's five chapters are: (1) Introduction: Portfolio Assessment and the Evaluation of Writing; (2) Contents of Portfolios; (3) Implementing a Portfolio Placement Program; (4) Scoring Writing Portfolios; and (5) Portfolio Assessment and the Teaching of Writing. (Nineteen references and a 17-item bibliography are attached. Appendixes include the 1993 description of portfolio contents, the 1993 guidelines for portfolio submission, the 1993 portfolio information form, the 1992 invitation to students, the 1992 scoring guide for portfolios, an "excellent" student portfolio, and a "very good" student portfolio.) (RS)
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Alternative Assessment, College Bound Students, Higher Education, Portfolios (Background Materials), Student Placement, Writing Evaluation
Portfolio, Department of English, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Miami Univ., Oxford, OH. Dept. of English.