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Beyond outcomes [electronic resource] : assessment and instruction within a university writing program / edited by Richard H. Haswell.

Contributor(s): Haswell, Richard H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Perspectives on writing: Publisher: Westport, CT : Ablex Pub., 2001Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 234 p.) : ill.ISBN: 031300143X (electronic bk.); 9780313001437 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching | Report writing -- Study and teaching (Higher) | College prose -- Evaluation | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Rhetoric | REFERENCE -- Writing Skills | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative WritingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Beyond outcomes.DDC classification: 808/.042/0711 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of Figures and Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Why WSU?; Part I: Program History: Three Narratives; Part II: Toward Outcomes; Part III: The Circle of Assessment and Instruction; Part IV: Beyond Outcomes; Part V: Program Future: Eight Questions; Appendices; References; Index of Authors Cited; Subject Index; About the Editor and Contributors.
Summary: Writing assessment programs help place entering and mid-career students in composition courses at the appropriate level, monitor the progress of those students, and assist in placing them in writing courses throughout their undergraduate careers. These same universities also have writing instruction programs, which might include writing centers, writing-across-the-curriculum initiatives, and freshman and advanced composition programs. At many institutions, though, writing assessment is not necessarily considered fundamental to writing instruction, and there is little communication between the.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-222) and indexes.

List of Figures and Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Why WSU?; Part I: Program History: Three Narratives; Part II: Toward Outcomes; Part III: The Circle of Assessment and Instruction; Part IV: Beyond Outcomes; Part V: Program Future: Eight Questions; Appendices; References; Index of Authors Cited; Subject Index; About the Editor and Contributors.

Writing assessment programs help place entering and mid-career students in composition courses at the appropriate level, monitor the progress of those students, and assist in placing them in writing courses throughout their undergraduate careers. These same universities also have writing instruction programs, which might include writing centers, writing-across-the-curriculum initiatives, and freshman and advanced composition programs. At many institutions, though, writing assessment is not necessarily considered fundamental to writing instruction, and there is little communication between the.

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