Approaches to Assessing Student Writing and Writing Programs in the Age of Accountability

Authors

  • Dan Melzer University of California, Davis

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/wap.v7i2-3.27587

Keywords:

Writing Assessment, Rhetoric and Composition

Abstract

Reviews of: Very like a whale: The assessment of writing programs Edward M. White, Norbert Elliot, and Irvin Peckham (2015) ISBN-13: 978-0-87421-985-2. Pp. 202. Assessing and improving student writing in college Barbara E. Walvoord (2014) ISBN-13: 978-1-118-55736-5. Pp. xiii + 119.

Author Biography

Dan Melzer, University of California, Davis

Dan Melzer is Associate Professor at the University of California Davis, USA.

References

Broad, B. (2003) What We Really Value: Beyond Rubrics in Teaching and Assessing Writing. Logan: Utah State UP.

Haswell, R. (ed.) (2001) Beyond Outcomes: Assessment and Instruction within a University Writing Program. Wesport, CT: Ablex.

Huot, B. (2002) (Re)Articulating Writing Assessment for Teaching and Learning. Logan: Utah State UP.

Inoue, A. and Poe, M. (2012) Race and Writing Assessment. New York: Peter Lang.

Walvoord, B. (2010) Assessment Clear and Simple: A Practical Guide for Institutions, Departments, and General Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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Published

2015-11-30

How to Cite

Melzer, D. (2015). Approaches to Assessing Student Writing and Writing Programs in the Age of Accountability. Writing and Pedagogy, 7(2-3), 423-428. https://doi.org/10.1558/wap.v7i2-3.27587

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