Published in Teaching English in the Two-Year College, Volume 34, Issue 3, March 1, 2007, pages 306-319. Copyright © 2007 by the National Council of Teachers of English. All rights reserved.
This article uses one basic writer’s experience with assessment as a vehicle to explore whether the assessment practices struggling writers encounter on their essays effectively usher them into academic discourse or simply scare them away from that ambition entirely
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