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Title Measuring writing : recent insights into theory, methodology and practices / edited by Elke Van Steendam, Marion Tillema, Gert Fijlaarsdam, Huub Van Den Bergh.
Imprint Leiden : Brill, 2012.

Series Studies in Writing
Studies in writing.
Subject Composition (Language arts) -- Ability testing.
Alt Name Steendam, Elke van, Editor.
Tillema, Marion,
Rijlaarsdam, Gert,
Bergh, Huub van den,
Description 1 online resource (XXI, 235 pages) : illustrations
Contents MEASURING WRITING: RECENT INSIGHTS INTO THEORY, METHODOLOGY AND PRACTICES; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Introduction; 1. The Validity and Generalizability of Writing Scores: The Effect of Rater, Task and Language; 2. Generalizability of Text Quality Scores; 3. Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Text Coding Procedures for Research and Practice in a School Context; 4. Examining the Validity of Single-Occasion, Single-Genre, Holistically Scored Writing Assessments; 5. Combining Score and Text Analyses to Examine Task Equivalence in Writing Assessments.
6. Raters' Perceptions of Textual Borrowing in Integrated Writing Tasks7. Computer Scoring and Quality of Thought in Assessing Writing; 8. Challenges of Using Automated Essay Evaluation Software for Assessing Multimodal Writing; References; Author Index; Subject Index; List of Volumes.
Summary Provides an overview of theory, methodology and practices in the assessment of writing. This title discusses whether varying definitions and varying operationalizations of writing ability are needed in various contexts, such as formative assessments versus summative assessments, different tasks, different genres, and different languages.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-217) and indexes.
ISBN 9789004248489 (electronic bk.)
900424848X (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/9789004248489
OCLC # 866578861
Additional Format Print version: Steendam, Elke van. Measuring Writing: Recent Insights into Theory, Methodology and Practice. Leiden : BRILL, 2012 9781781902677

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