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ERIC Number: EJ581424
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0098-6291
Views from the Underside: Proficiency Portfolios in First-Year Composition.
Nelson, Alexis
Teaching English in the Two-Year College, v26 n3 p243-53 Mar 1999
Shares freshman-composition students' stories about portfolio assessment (interviewing students at length three times during the semester), to examine ways students understand portfolios, how portfolios work, and why sometimes they do not. Suggests concerns relevant to implementing department-wide competency portfolios. Argues that community colleges may be better situated than large universities to reap the benefits of portfolios. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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