ERIC Number: EJ439042
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Reflections on Research and Assessment in Written Composition.
Purves, Alan C.
Research in the Teaching of English, v26 n1 p108-22 Feb 1992
Reflects on three major issues that confronted researchers conducting a comparative study of achievement in written composition as they attempt to measure performance in writing across many languages and cultures. Concludes that most assessments of writing simply measure perceived drafting quality, which is a highly subjective judgment. (MG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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