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The theory and practice of grading writing [electronic resource] : problems and possibilities / edited by Frances Zak, Christopher C. Weaver.

Other Title:
Grading writing
Publication:
Albany : State University of New York Press, c1998.
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 224 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Ability testing.
Report writing -- Study and teaching.
Grading and marking (Students).
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents:
Origins and evolution of grading student writing: pedagogical imperatives and cultural anxieties / Richard Boyd
Direction in the grading of writing? What the literature on the grading of writing does and doesn't tell us / Bruce W. Speck and Tammy R. Jones
Do we do what we say? Contradictions in composition teaching and grading / Bruce Maylath
Construction, deconstruction, and (over)determination: a foucaultian analysis of grades / Kathleen Blake Yancey and Brian Huot
Peter Elbow and the cynical subject / Michael Bernard-Donals.
Differences of opinion: an exchange of views / Peter Elbow and Michael Bernard-Donals
Grading as a rhetorical construct / Nick Carbone and Margaret Daisley
Resisting reform: grading and social reproduction in a secondary classroom / Steven VanderStaay
Politics of cross-institutional grading: an adjunct's dilemma / Pauline Uchmanowicz
Politics and perils of portfolio grading / Maureen Neal
Grading in a process-based writing classroom / Christopher C. Weaver
Gender and grading: "immanence" as a path to "transcendence?" / Irene Papoulis.
Grade the learning, not the writing / Cheryl Smith and Angus Dunstan
Changing grading while working with grades / Peter Elbow
Conversation continues: a dialogue on grade inflation / Kathleen Blake Yancey, Michael Bernard-Donals, Margaret Daisley, Maureen Neal, Steven VanderStaay, Nick Carbone, and Brain Huot.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-207) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 1999. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Zak, Frances, 1939-
Weaver, Christopher C., 1962-
NetLibrary, Inc.
ISBN:
0585089183 (electronic bk.)
9780585089188 (electronic bk.)
OCLC:
42856321
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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