ERIC Number: EJ563849
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Calling Writers' Bluffs: The Social Production of Writing Ability in University Placement-Testing.
Sullivan, Francis J., Jr.
Assessing Writing, v4 n1 p53-81 1997
Examines one aspect of elaboration in student writing as a product of the encounter between writers and readers. Studies a stratified random sample of student placement tests. Finds patterns that correlate significantly with readers' evaluations of texts. Concludes these patterns are two strategies for managing discursive conflict in this situation. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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