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Pedagogy (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 (2012) 12 (2): 353–366.
Published: 01 April 2012
... on 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 (2004) 4 (1): 119–124.
Published: 01 January 2004
... and 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 (2004) 4 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 January 2004
... and 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 (2004) 4 (1): 128–132.
Published: 01 January 2004
... and 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 (2021) 21 (2): 241–258.
Published: 01 April 2021
... readers and writers has fundamentally changed (and continues to reshape) writing program curricula and instruction at an ever-increasing number of community colleges and some less selective universities. Until recently, most students with low standardized test scores would have been required to take...
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Pedagogy (2008) 8 (2): 211–213.
Published: 01 April 2008
... 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 institutions, while investigating options...
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Pedagogy (2007) 7 (1): 141–146.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Testing and Twenty-First-Century Literacies.” Whithaus uses a creative opening to set the stage for a writ- ing course he taught in New York designed to assist students in passing a required standardized writing assessment before they could go on to Com- position 1. This leads to an interesting...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (2): 343–352.
Published: 01 April 2012
... 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 prepare students for their future studies or professions or how...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (2): 366–377.
Published: 01 April 2012
... on 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 (2012) 12 (2): 377–381.
Published: 01 April 2012
... on 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 (2016) 16 (3): 577–582.
Published: 01 October 2016
... 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 explains how college and university faculty might...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (3): 535–553.
Published: 01 October 2010
.... Anderson, Danny J. 1996 . “Creating Cultural Prestige: Editorial Joaquín Mortiz.” Latin American Research Review 31 . 2 : 3 – 41. Arenson, Karen R. 2006 . “Panel Explores Standard Tests for Colleges.” New York Times , 9 February . Bjornson, Richard, ed. 1984 . Approaches to Teaching...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (2): 251–271.
Published: 01 April 2016
...; 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 (2015) 15 (3): 459–475.
Published: 01 October 2015
... this teacher “said very resentful things to the class as a whole.” Max described how he has trouble with writing prompts and does not do well with standardized tests like the SAT. He said that he does not think it is fair that students with LDs have to take and pass those tests. He feels, rather...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (2): 351–358.
Published: 01 April 2017
... 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 that, although...
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Pedagogy (2020) 20 (2): 235–256.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to use standardized tests to assess such skills as determining the author s purpose. As the school s reading specialist, I felt a responsibility to prepare Rick for such assessment so that he, like others his age, could develop interpretations of texts that conform to the expectations of particular...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (2): 359–365.
Published: 01 April 2017
...) and an increasing focus on standardized testing as assessment. As Adler-­Kassner and Wardle claim, the “national push for curricula” and related assessments do not reflect the knowledge and best Conklin    Composing at the Threshold  363 practices built from writing studies...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (1): 153–165.
Published: 01 January 2010
... up rewarding not real learning but those super­ ficial trappings of it that can be measured or even quantified. Here the critics inevitably cite the standardized tests that have been inflicted on the lower schools under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), arguing that these illustrate...
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Pedagogy (2006) 6 (2): 385–390.
Published: 01 April 2006
... 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 nineteenth...