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Organic Writing Assessment Dynamic Criteria Mapping in Action

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ISBN-10: 087421730X

ISBN-13: 9780874217308

Edition: 2009

Authors: Bob Broad, Linda Adler-Kassner, Barry Alford, Jane Detweiler, Heidi Estrem

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Educators strive to create ldquo;assessment culturesrdquo; in which they integrate evaluation into teaching and learning and match assessment methods with best instructional practice. But how do teachers and administrators discover and negotiate the values that underlie their evaluations? Bob Broadrsquo;s 2003 volume,What We Really Value,introduced dynamic criteria mapping (DCM) as a method for eliciting locally-informed, context-sensitive criteria for writing assessments. The impact of DCM on assessment practice is beginning to emerge as more and more writing departments and programs adopt, adapt, or experiment with DCM approaches. For the authors ofOrganic Writing Assessment,the DCM…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
Publication date: 9/5/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 174
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Bob is Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Social and Community Studies.

Barry Alford has taught writing in the two-year colleges for more than twenty years. He has also published essays on language theory, postmodernism, and writing assessment.

Organic Matters: In Praise of Locally Grown Writing Assessment
The Journey is the Destination: The Place of Assessment in an Activist Writing Program-Eastern Michigan University
DCM as the Assessment Program: Mid Michigan Community College
Designs on Assessment at UNR: University of Nevada, Reno
Assessment Changes for the Long Haul: Dynamic Criteria Mapping at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Putting Placement on the Map: Bowling Green State University
About the Authors