On a Scale: A Social History of Writing Assessment in America

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Peter Lang, 2005 - Education - 408 pages
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Intended for teachers who must prepare students to submit their writing for formal assessment, administrators who must make critical decisions based on test scores, and policy makers who must allocate resources based on evaluation systems, On a Scale provides a much-needed historical and conceptual background to questions arising from national attention to student writing ability."--BOOK JACKET.

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I think the common review from classmates on this one was, any time your book can be summed up into a 10 page chart, like is featured in this book, I dunno.... Honestly, the history surrounding ... Read full review

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User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

I got this book thinking I'd use it in my thesis, but really I think it covers such a huge scope that I doubt it will end up in there, especially given how much other stuff I have that I have not ... Read full review

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