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ERIC Number: ED511640
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
NAEP Writing Computer-Based Assessment: An Overview for Grades 8 and 12. NCES 2010-470
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
In today's society, writing with paper and pencil has largely been replaced by writing using a computer. Students are expected to compose on a computer as they move through school and into the workforce. Reflecting the changes in technology, eighth- and twelfth-grade students taking the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) writing assessment will use a computer to compose and edit their responses. This paper provides an overview of the NAEP writing computer-based assessment.
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Assessment Division, 8th Floor, 1990 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006. Tel: 202-502-7400; Fax: 202-502-7440; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 12; Grade 8
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED)
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress