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Assessing Writing

2006 Volume 11, Number 3

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Number of articles: 2

  1. Effects of Composition Mode and Self-Perceived Computer Skills on Essay Scores of Sixth Graders

    Jennifer N. Burke & Gregory J. Cizek

    This study was conducted to gather evidence regarding effects of the mode of writing (handwritten vs. word-processed) on compositional quality in a sample of sixth grade students. Questionnaire... More

    pp. 148-166

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  2. Validating a Computerized Scoring System for Assessing Writing and Placing Students in Composition Courses

    Cindy L. James

    How do scores from writing samples generated by computerized essay scorers compare to those generated by ''untrained'' human scorers and what combination of scores, if any, is more accurate at... More

    pp. 167-178

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