ERIC Number: EJ627765
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Rhetoric and the Writer's Profile: Problematizing Directed Self-Placement.
Lewiecki-Wilson, Cynthia; Sommers, Jeff; Tassoni, John Paul
Assessing Writing, v7 n2 p165-83 2000
Describes reasons for resisting computer editing tests and suggests possible problems with using only directed student self-placement in open access institutions. Presents a sample student profile to illustrate the interaction and negotiation among writing teachers as they read profiles and reach an agreement about their placement recommendation. (SG)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Assisted Testing, Higher Education, Rhetoric, Student Placement, Writing Evaluation, Writing Instruction
Elsevier Science, Inc., 655 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10011.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Published semi-annually.