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Pedagogy (1 January 2017) 17 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Carla Arnell This essay examines the challenges and opportunities that characterize teaching literature in contemporary high schools and colleges—an educational milieu that has become increasingly dominated by standardized testing, skills assessment, and careerism. © 2017 by Duke University Press...
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Pedagogy (1 January 2009) 9 (1): 142–152.
Published: 01 January 2009
... standards in writing. I document the process of building a new writing assessment program, including a writing assessment exam and a remediation program. I discuss our rubric and scoring procedures, samples of student work, and the poor score trends for our exam. I describe the difficulties in working...
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Pedagogy (1 October 2014) 14 (3): 435–454.
Published: 01 October 2014
... Teachers of English . Innovative Frameworks and Tested Lore for Teaching Creative Writing to Undergraduates in the Twenty-­First Century Kate Kostelnik Reflecting on creative writing scholarship since his editorship of Creative Writing in America: Theory and Pedagogy (1989),  Joseph...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2012) 12 (2): 353–366.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Education . Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield . Menken Kate . 2008 . English Learners Left Behind: Standardized Testing as Language Policy . Tonawanda, NY : Multilingual Matters . Olson Gary A. 2004 . “ Encountering the Other: Postcolonial Theory and Composition Scholarship .” In...
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Pedagogy (1 October 2017) 17 (3): 541–547.
Published: 01 October 2017
... of Erich Maria Remarque are based on the authority of the flesh-witness. To test Harari's claims, I invited ROTC officers to speak to students enrolled in a course titled British Literature: The Twentieth Century about their military experience. The juxtaposition of Harari's research and the officers...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2009) 9 (2): 331–352.
Published: 01 April 2009
... understanding relies heavily on phenomenological and metaphorical description; the opportunity to teach writing about music to the general student offered the musician a laboratory for testing this hypothesis. However, the instructor discovered that, not surprisingly, narrative (story-telling) functioned as his...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2016) 16 (2): 251–271.
Published: 01 April 2016
... spring; in marshy countries, sheds hoofs, too. Hoofs hard, but requir- ing to be shod with iron. Age known by marks in mouth” ([1854] 2006: 9 – 10). As we recover from teaching a generation raised with the high-stakes,­ fact-­ based standardized testing required by No Child Left Behind and prepare...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2008) 8 (2): 211–213.
Published: 01 April 2008
...  213 Note 1. According to a report in the Chronicle of Higher Education, “Among recent key developments seen to stem from or be encouraged by the Spellings commission: hundreds of U.S. colleges are using standardized student-achievement tests, allowing comparisons between...
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Pedagogy (1 January 2004) 4 (1): 119–124.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Feminist Journal on the Theory and Practice of Teaching 56 . Accessed online at www.wpunj.edu/radteach/intro56.htm . McNeil, Linda, and Angela Valenzuela. 2000 . “The Harmful Impact of the TAAS Testing System in Texas: Beneath the Accountability Rhetoric.” In Raising Standards or Raising Barrieres...
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Pedagogy (1 January 2004) 4 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Feminist Journal on the Theory and Practice of Teaching 56 . Accessed online at www.wpunj.edu/radteach/intro56.htm . McNeil, Linda, and Angela Valenzuela. 2000 . “The Harmful Impact of the TAAS Testing System in Texas: Beneath the Accountability Rhetoric.” In Raising Standards or Raising Barrieres...
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Pedagogy (1 January 2004) 4 (1): 128–132.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Feminist Journal on the Theory and Practice of Teaching 56 . Accessed online at www.wpunj.edu/radteach/intro56.htm . McNeil, Linda, and Angela Valenzuela. 2000 . “The Harmful Impact of the TAAS Testing System in Texas: Beneath the Accountability Rhetoric.” In Raising Standards or Raising Barrieres...
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Pedagogy (1 January 2007) 7 (1): 141–146.
Published: 01 January 2007
... connection between the rigid and the loose, illustrated by the use of the electronic portfolio, which can maintain a standard established in the world of high-stakes testing, a world that ulti- mately places seemingly unnatural constraints on the form of composition outside the parameters of...
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Pedagogy (1 October 2016) 16 (3): 577–582.
Published: 01 October 2016
... by insisting that they edit out their Englishes on high-stakes standardized tests and writing. I have come to wonder: Is this really the double speak we wish to preach?” (131). In the chapter “Code-Meshing through Self-Directed Writing” Lovejoy elaborates on this double-speak stigma and...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2001) 1 (2): 355–360.
Published: 01 April 2001
... board to keep it at 80 percent, which is consistent with national Title II standards. A further concern is the atmosphere of secrecy surrounding the tests themselves. They were designed for the state of Massachusetts through an outside agency, with the...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2012) 12 (2): 343–352.
Published: 01 April 2012
... maintaining standards. In the schools Dzaka attended, writing often took the form of in-class essays that were graded on “correctness” rather than on ideas, analysis, or creativ- ity – Teachers drilled and tested while students anxiously submit- ted, knowing their performance on particular exams...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2012) 12 (2): 366–377.
Published: 01 April 2012
... classrooms across the country most likely contain students whose experience of writing instruc- tion includes preparing for and taking a high-stakes essay-writing exam. Despite the proliferation of mandatory testing for graduation, however, very little research addresses how well standardized exams...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2012) 12 (2): 377–381.
Published: 01 April 2012
... maintaining standards. In the schools Dzaka attended, writing often took the form of in-class essays that were graded on “correctness” rather than on ideas, analysis, or creativ- ity – Teachers drilled and tested while students anxiously submit- ted, knowing their performance on particular exams...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2005) 5 (2): 275–296.
Published: 01 April 2005
... light of technology. Just as Lisa Gitelman (1999: 119) argues that the phonograph and associated record- ing technology troubled nineteenth-century “visual norms of intellectual property,” so too do new media technologies trouble the existing standards of plagiarism and intellectual property that...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2017) 17 (2): 351–358.
Published: 01 April 2017
...) with deep roots in corporate America have become involved in K-­12 accountability and assess- ment. Mutnick draws attention to standardized tests and the alignment of the Common Core State Standards with advanced placement courses, the SAT, and college and career readiness programs. She argues...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2006) 6 (2): 385–390.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., especially in a school that uses standardized tests to place students, should be able to empathize with the basic concept. Marshall offers examples that support both Clifford and Trimbur: the spread of literacy and the subsequent rise in arguments for more common schooling near the beginning of the...