Google Preview
ELT

Assessing Writing, Assessing Learning

A Practical Guide to Evaluating and Reporting on Writing Instruction Programs
Dudley W. Reynolds

Description

The goals of this resource are broader than many standard books on writing assessment, which focus on evaluating an individual's ability to create an effective piece of writing for a particular purpose. Assessing Writing, Assessing Learning seeks to support teachers, administrators, program directors, and funding entities who want to make the best use of the resources at their disposal to understand what students are learning and why and then take actions based on what they have learned. It also seeks to provide a common basis for communication among all the interested parties—the writing professionals, the people who identified the need for the program, and the students.

The book has sections on planning, tools (different ways of collecting data and links to instruments), and reporting (examples provided). Each section includes a discussion of issues and advice for working through the issue along with numerous examples, plus a list of resources to consult to learn more. The final chapter provides worksheets that may be reproduced and used to help those in charge of setting up and delivering a writing program to think through the issues presented. A glossary of terms is also included

Look Inside

Copyright © 2010, University of Michigan. All rights reserved.

Product Details

  • 144 pages.
Available for sale worldwide

  • Ebook
  • 2013
  • Available
  • 978-0-472-12024-6


  • PDF: Adobe Digital Editions e-book (DRM Protected)

Add to Cart
  • $22.00 U.S.

  • Kindle

Add to Cart
  •  

Choosing any of the above format options will take you to the appropriate e-retailer to complete your purchase. Pricing may vary by individual e-retailer. Please see e-retailer site for purchasing information.

For more information about our Digital Products, visit our Digital Products page.


Related Products


Add to Cart
  • $27.00 U.S.

nothing

Keywords

  • writing, higher education, learning, assessment, validity, reliability, writing instruction, writing assessment, planning, composition, writing centers, goals development, formative assessment, summative assessment, rubrics, observation protocols, professional development, teacher training, pre-service teachers, in-service teachers, educational measurement, assessment plan, questionnaires, attitudinal surveys, evaluation guide, institutional effectiveness

nothing
nothing