CHAPTER FOUR: Evaluators: Teaching Writers to Assess Themselves

Fredericksen, Elaine Freedman
January 2003
New World of Writers: Teaching Writing in a Diverse Society;2003, p54
Book Chapter
Chapter Four of the book "New World of Writers: Teaching Writing in a Diverse Society" is presented. It discusses the use of the negotiated grading approach in teaching students in writing courses. The process of student grading can pose several problems to teachers and students of language arts. The concept of negotiated grading is described and relates the advantages of the approach and how it can improve the performance of minority students in writing courses.


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