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Author O'Neill, Peggy, 1963-

Title A guide to college writing assessment / Peggy O'Neill, Cindy Moore, Brian Huot
Published Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (218 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: embracing the power of assessment -- Historicizing writing assessment -- Considering theory -- Attending to context -- Assessing student writers: placement -- Assessing student writers: proficiency -- Conducting writing program assessments -- Evaluating writing faculty and instruction
Summary A Guide to College Writing Assessment is designed as an introduction and source book for WPAs, department chairs, teachers, and administrators. Always cognizant of the critical components of particular teaching contexts, O'Neill, Moore, and Huot have written sophisticated but accessible chapters on the history, theory, application and background of writing assessment, and they offer a dozen appendices of practical samples and models for a range of common assessment needs. Because there are numerous resources available to assist faculty in assessing the writing of individual students in particu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-215) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject College prose -- Evaluation.
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching -- Evaluation.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Evaluation.
Form Electronic book
Author Huot, Brian A.
Moore, Cindy, 1963-
ISBN 0874217334 (electronic bk.)
9780874217339 (electronic bk.)
(paperback: alk. paper)
(paperback: alk. paper)