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ERIC Number: EJ610653
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0671
Effects of Ethnicity and Violent Content on Rubric Scores in Writing Samples.
Davidson, Marcia; Howell, Kenneth W.; Hoekema, Patty
Journal of Educational Research, v93 n6 p367-73 Jul-Aug 2000
Investigated the effects of content and perceived ethnicity of authorship on teacher bias in scoring writing samples. Teachers read and scored four writing samples that included markers to promote assumptions about certain ethnocultural/racial groups and that varied in violent content. Results indicate that teachers' attitudes regarding ethnicity and content may influence their ratings of students. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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