Writing Skill Assessment: Problems and Prospects
- Breland, Hunter M.
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- ETS Policy Information Center Report
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- Essay Tests Free Response Tests Performance Assessment Testing Problems Writing Skills
This Policy Information Report provides a comprehensive review of writing assessment practices, new and old. The author describes the arguments for more authentic writing assessment, as well as the important issues of validity, reliability, comparability, and fairness that must be considered.
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