ERIC Number: EJ498865
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
On the Nature of Holistic Scoring: An Inquiry Composed on E-mail.
Elbow, Peter; Yancey, Kathleen Blake
Assessing Writing, v1 n1 p91-107 1994
Presents an electronic conversation which critiques holistic scoring procedures. Explores the different ways people in English are taught to read. Offers the idea of minimal holistic scoring in which raters make a specific educational decision rather than supply a number on a rating scale. Asks educators to focus more time on teaching than testing. (RS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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