angle-up angle-right angle-down angle-left close user menu open menu closed search globe bars phone store

Writing Skill Assessment: Problems and Prospects

Author(s):
Breland, Hunter M.
Publication Year:
1996
Source:
ETS Policy Information Center Report
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
28
Subject/Key Words:
Essay Tests Free Response Tests Performance Assessment Testing Problems Writing Skills

Abstract

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.

Read More