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ERIC Number: EJ444184
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0034-527X
Locally Developed Writing Tests and the Validity of Holistic Scoring.
McKendy, Thomas
Research in the Teaching of English, v26 n2 p149-66 May 1992
Offers a brief history of an attempt to establish predictive test validity with holistic scoring of writing tests. Asserts that holistically scored writing samples may be practical for some local purposes, but they must be used judiciously. Suggests monitoring the validity of local tests with statistical packages and using teacher ratings as criteria whenever possible. (PRA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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