ERIC Number: EJ542936
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Measures of Linguistic Accuracy in Second Language Writing Research.
Polio, Charlene G.
Language Learning, v47 n1 p101-43 Mar 1997
Investigates the reliability of measures of linguistic accuracy in second language writing. The study uses a holistic scale, error-free T-units, and an error classification system on the essays of English-as-a-Second-Language students and discusses why disagreements arise within a rater and between raters. (24 references) (Author/CK)
Descriptors: College Students, English (Second Language), Error Analysis (Language), Error of Measurement, Essays, Higher Education, Interrater Reliability, Journal Writing, Rating Scales, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Test Reliability, Testing, Writing (Composition)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A