ERIC Number: EJ563853
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Expanding the Dialogue on Culture as a Critical Component When Assessing Writing.
Ball, Arnetha F.
Assessing Writing, v4 n2 p169-202 1997
Reviews findings of an investigation in which four European-American teachers assessed fifth- and sixth-grade students' written texts. Replicates the study using African-American teachers assessing the same texts. Finds that the teachers held consistently different views about assessment. Presents the voices of the African-American teachers, who share their deep-felt concerns and suggestions concerning writing assessment. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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