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

Imprint Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  808.04207 T343    ---  Available
Description xix, 224 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-207) and index.
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 ... [et al.].
Subject English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Ability testing.
Report writing -- Study and teaching.
Grading and marking (Students)
Added Author Zak, Frances, 1939-
Weaver, Christopher C., 1962-
Added Title Grading writing
ISBN 0791436691 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0791436705 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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