Volume 1, Number 4 (Spring/Summer 1978)

  • postsecondary education, student writing, assessment, Writing Assessment


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What We Know Now and How We Could Know More About Writing Ability in America, by Rexford Brown (pp. 1-6)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1978.1.4.01

Re-Evaluating Evaluating, by Joseph Williams (pp. 7- 17)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1978.1.4.02

Mass Testing of Individual Writing: The California Model, by Edward M. White (pp. 18- 38)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1978.1.4.03

With No Apology: Teaching to the Test, by Rosemary Hake (pp. 39- 62)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1978.1.4.04

The Evolution of One College's Attempt to Evaluate Student Writing, by Roberta S. Matthews (pp. 63- 70)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1978.1.4.05

Measuring Growth in College Writing, by Elizabeth Metzger (pp. 71- 81)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1978.1.4.06

Evaluation: The Process for Revision, by Muriel Harris (pp. 82- 90)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1978.1.4.07

Selected Bibliography of Writings on the Evaluation of Students' Achievements in Composition, by Richard L. Larson (pp. 91- 100)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1978.1.4.08

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About this Issue

The Journal of Basic Writingpublishes articles of theory, research, and teaching practices related to basic writing. Each issue of the Journal is devoted to once topic. Articles are reviewed by members of the Editorial Board and the Editors.

Editorial Board

Sarah D'Eloia 
Valerie Krishna
Virginia Epperson 
Nancy Lay
Doris Fassler 
Marylea Meyersohn
Barbara Quint Gray
Betty Rizzo

Editorial Staff

Editor: Mina P. ShaughnessyManaging Editor: Sally Heaphy


The Journal of Basic Writing is published with support from the City University of New York, Instructional Resource Center.

Cover design by Jamie Ross

Copyright © 1978 by the Instructional Resource Center, City University of New York.