ERIC Number: EJ559412
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Assessing Children's Views about Themselves as Writers Using the Writer Self-Perception Scale.
Bottomley, Diane M.; Henk, William A.; Melnick, Steven A.
Reading Teacher, v51 n4 p286-96 Dec-Jan 1997-1998
Addresses the role of affect in writing by describing the psychological construct of writer self-efficacy. Presents the Writer Self-Perception Scale that teachers may use to assess classroom writing climates and children's perceptions of themselves as writers. Describes the instrument, its administration and scoring, assessment and instructional use, as well as one teacher's use of it. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A