ERIC Number: EJ617734
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
The Opening of the Modern Era of Writing Assessment: A Narrative.
White, Edward M.
College English, v63 n3 p306-20 Jan 2001
Notes that writing assessment has become an important specialty within composition studies with links to such "suspicious partners" as educational research, statistics, and politics and with profound effects on public policy and educational funding. Discusses the modern era of writing assessment beginning during the fall of 1971 an its implications. Considers assessment as a site of conflict. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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