Friday, October 14, 2011

Holistic Scoring

Question: What are some factors in writing that affect holistic scores?

Answer: “Indicates that holistic scoring is apparently sensitive to sometimes irrelevant factors such as essay length, sentence length, and spelling errors.” V Froese. 1989. P. 214.

Comment: Negatively or positively? RayS.

Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” JD Marshall and RK Durst, Eds. Research in the Teaching of English (May 1990), 205-221.

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