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By Michael R. Neal

Writing and the educating of writing is altering at a speedy velocity. How can educators comprehend writing evaluate as and with know-how within the 21st-century lecture room? Michael Neal contends that new applied sciences are neither the matter nor the answer. in its place, educators have to faucet into electronic assets simply inasmuch as they advertise writing and its review as rhetorical with real reasons, audiences, and contexts. during this available textual content, Michael Neal presents an cutting edge framework for the formative and holistic overview of scholars’ electronic composition on the university and highschool point. Chapters handle the hot evolution of writing evaluate instruments, the starting to be development of desktop automatic scoring, and the giant destiny power of technology-assisted exams.

Book Features:

  • Provides frameworks to aid lecturers evaluation student-produced multi-media writing.
  • Evaluates a variety of present review technologies.
  • Addresses matters in regards to the present development of machine-scored composition.
  • Suggests methods lecturers can enforce electronic applied sciences to enhance pupil writing in addition to interact learners.

Michael Neal is an assistant professor within the English division at Florida kingdom University

“The pressure of exterior pressures at the evaluation of scholar compositions, writing courses, and academic associations has, in some distance too many instances, led to a painful misalignment of our paintings as educators.In his provocative ebook, Michael Neal notes that instructing writing and assessing writing are inextricably associated with one another."

—From the Foreword via Janet Swenson, affiliate Dean, collage of Arts and Letters, Michigan kingdom collage

“Grounding his inquiry in tales and humor, Michael Neal offers a lucid exploration of the way applied sciences and checks light up and form every one other.  Remarkably, Neal blends a strong command of proper theories with a deep reverence for the nuanced complexities of exact scholars and academics operating in particular studying contexts.”

Bob Broad, professor of English, Illinois kingdom University

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