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Adler-Kassner, Linda; Harrington, Susanmarie – College Composition and Communication, 2010
"Accountability" is widely used in discussions about what should be happening in school, but it is not an appropriate guiding concept for assessments designed to improve teaching and learning. This article examines discussions about assessment for internal and external purposes; it then outlines an alternative frame for assessment that has…
Descriptors: Accountability, Writing (Composition), Educational Improvement, Futures (of Society)