ERIC Number: EJ596276
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Test-Takers' Judgments of Essay Prompts: Perceptions and Performance.
Powers, Donald E.; Fowles, Mary E.
Educational Assessment, v6 n1 p3-22 1999
Gathered judgments of 253 minority group students and 268 other college students who took the Graduate Record Examination about essay prompts being considered for use in a graduate writing test. Identified several features that underlie examinee perceptions of essay prompts, especially the extent to which prompts allow examinees to draw on their own experiences. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Graduate Record Examinations