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ERIC Number: EJ296916
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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ISSN: ISSN-0039-8322
Holistic Evaluation of ESL Compositions: Can It Be Validated Objectively?
Homburg, Taco Justus
TESOL Quarterly, v18 n1 p87-107 Mar 1984
Discusses the relationship between subjective evaluation and objective measures of ESL writing proficiency. Objective measures used in this study accounted for 84 percent of the variance of subjective grades assigned to a sample of compositions. Author suggests that training readers can be important to the reliability and the validity of the holistic grading process. (SL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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