ERIC Number: EJ646457
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Relating Performance on a Standardized Writing Assessment to Performance on Selected Academic Writing Activities.
Powers, Donald E.; Fowles, Mary E.; Welsh, Cynthia K.
Educational Assessment, v7 n3 p227-53 2001
Studied the relationship between writing skills tested on a relatively brief standardized assessment and some nontest indicators of student writing ability. Results for 2,057 college students show modest correlations between writing assessment essays and the various nontest indicators, with performance on the assessment exhibiting the strongest correlation with course-related writing samples. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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