ERIC Number: EJ346881
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Cloze Testing and the Evaluation of Writing: Some Preliminary Findings.
Tuman, Myron C.; Miles, Thomas H.
Teaching English in the Two-Year College, v14 n1 p10-17 Feb 1987
Indicates that if the cloze scores of students in a small group are well distributed, then it is possible to identify which essays would be selected as best and worst by an English professor. Shows that cloze testing constitutes a relatively effective placement instrument when the readers are unschooled. Includes statistical tables. (JD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A