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ERIC Number: EJ829881
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-0010-096X
Online Placement in First-Year Writing
Peckham, Irvin
College Composition and Communication, v60 n3 p517-540 Feb 2009
This essay describes Louisiana State University's search for an alternative to available placement protocols. Under the leadership of Les Perelman at MIT, LSU collaborated with four universities to develop iMOAT, a program for administering online assessments of student writing. This essay focuses on LSU's On-line Challenge, which developed from the iMOAT project. The On-line Challenge combines direct and indirect writing assessments with student choice while freeing students from the constraints of time and place to invite new possibilities for assessing writing. (Contains 2 figures and 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana