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ERIC Number: EJ361448
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: 10
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0194-3081
Assessment of Writing Skills through Essay Tests.
Crocker, Linda
New Directions for Community Colleges, n59 p45-54 Fall 1987
Examines reasons for using essay tests in the direct assessment of writing ability. Reviews the steps in developing a large-scale testing program; e.g., creating a pool of topics or prompts; developing scoring procedures; training raters; field-testing the system; scoring writing samples; assessing reliability; and assessing validity. (DMM)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A