ERIC Number: EJ414690
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Language and Reality in Writing Assessment.
White, Edward M.
College Composition and Communication, v41 n2 p187-200 May 1990
Identifies problems inherent in writing assessment. Suggests that the measurement of minority students' test results can pose difficulties. Cites the practical impossibility of finding objectively true answers to some questions and of making value-free assessments of what students learn. Highlights conflicting views of writing teachers and writing assessment theorists. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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