y cant they rite?: Integrating Writing Assessment Across the Undergraduate Political Science Major

Mills, Shala; Bennett, Bryan
April 2009
Academic Leadership (15337812);2009, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p12
Academic Journal
The article discusses the empirical research about the writing assessment across the undergraduate political science major in Fort Hays State University in Kansas. It states that this paper is being tackled at the 2007 American Political Science Association (APSA) Teaching and Learning (TLC) conference and the 2007 American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) conference. It notes that the university's initiative called Year of the Department (YOTD) is being given emphasis on this research. It says that the materials used in the research are a student portfolio system that aims to collect learning assessment materials. In conclusion, it emphasizes that writing is one of the most essential skills and with the absence of this skill, quality of education can not be obtained.


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