THIS WEEK AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY! AUTOMATED ESSAY SCORING!

www.collegecompositionweekly.comNoreen S. Moore and Charles A. MacArthur, writing in the Journal of Writing Research, explore how 7th- and 8th-graders respond to computer feedback and scoring when they revise their writing.

 

MORE “DIGITAL HUMANITIES”: Finding Genre Signals

Ryan Omizo and William Hart-Davidson, in a special section of the Journal of Writing ResearchCCW banner 300, present a tool for digital text analysis that detects the differences in novice and expert academic citation practices, helping graduate students understand the genres relevant to their fields.

ANALYZING TEXTS IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL HUMANITIES!

Cheryl Geisler introduces a special section in the latest issue of  Journal of Writing Research exploring the promise of digital text analysis. Next week: one of the articles in the special section.

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New Post on College Composition Weekly

Visit www.collegecompositionweekly.com to read summaries of research on the teaching of writing from major journals. Summary posted 18 June 2015:

Ortoleva, Giulia, and Mireille Bétrancourt. “Collaborative Writing and Discussion in Vocational Education: Effects on Learning and Self-Efficacy Beliefs.” Journal of Writing Resaarch 7.1 (2015): 1-28. Web. 6 June 2015.