Reframing Writing Assessment to Improve Teaching and Learning

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INDEX
A Nation at Risk 25, 52
A Test of Leadership. See Spellings Report
accountability 7n1, 26, 29, 33–35, 37, 69, 105, 146–50, 161–162, 170, 174, 184
accreditation 3, 27–33, 112, 118, 124–26, 160
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) 28n4, 130, 133–36
accrediting agencies 6, 27–33, 124–25, 130, 137
ACCUPLACER 3, 49, 112–13
Achieve, Inc. 7, 13, 38, 83, 84, 98, 146, 147, 148, 172, 182, 183
ACT 35–36, 49, 83, 86, 98, 171, 182, 188
administrative approach. See technocratic approach
Alinsky, Saul 89–91, 97
alliance building 11, 88–99, 103, 135– 36, 152–53, 157–58, 189–90
American Diploma Project (ADP) 7, 13, 38, 84, 171
Anson, Chris 100–101, 164
assessment, purposes and audiences 35–36, 37, 39, 40, 56–57, 58, 63–64, 66, 72, 82, 103, 107, 131, 135, 155, 161–65, 188
Assessment Purposes Matrix 36–39
Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) 84–85, 104, 168, 171–74, 183
Barrett, Craig R. 147–48
Bean, John 124–29
Belanoff, Pat 49, 111
Carey, James 99–100
case studies 111–44
classical rhetoric 42, 42n1, 44, 56–58, 62
college and career readiness 19, 40, 81–84, 89, 98, 147, 166, 172, 177, 179–80, 181–82, 183
College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) 47–48
Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) 1, 2, 3, 171, 182
Common Core State Standards Initiative 98, 158, 182
common school movement 5, 20
common sense 10, 14, 18–19, 40, 177, 179
communication plan matrix 107
composition and rhetoric 9, 36, 42, 53, 57, 97, 106, 118, 143, 163
Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) 32, 47, 92, 190
Conger, Shamila Basu 147, 148, 150, 181
Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) 42, 97, 175, 188, 189, 190
cross–institutional assessment 171–74
Crow, Steve 33–34
curriculum 2, 3, 41, 42, 44, 45–46, 50, 74, 87, 94, 110, 114, 125, 127–29, 131, 139, 153, 154, 170, 182
data–gathering assessment 175–77
Department of Education 25, 27, 28, 29, 32, 104, 105, 171
Don’t Think of an Elephant 167
economic success 14–19, 21–22, 23–26, 33, 38, 81, 85, 146–47, 180
Education Trust 83, 146, 7n1
Elbow, Peter 49, 111
Elementary and Secondary Reauthorization Act. See No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
Eliot, Charles 42–43, 71, 159
entrance exams 42, 43–44, 47–48, 55
framing 10–11, 15–19, 19n1, 40–42, 94, 103, 104, 167, 179–80
Ganz, Marshall 88, 89

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • 1 - Higher Education, Framing, and Writing Assessment 1
  • 2 - Framing (and) American Education 13
  • 3 - The Framing of Composition and Writing Assessment 40
  • 4 - Reframing Strategies and Techniques 81
  • 5 - Reframing in Action 110
  • 6 - Reframing Assessment 145
  • 7 - Reimagining Writing Assessment 179
  • References 192
  • Index 205
  • About the Authors 208
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