Writing & Pedagogy, Vol 7, No 2-3 (2015)

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

Dan Melzer
Issued Date: 30 Nov 2015


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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.

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