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Karen Nulton and Irvin Peckham on Assessing Writing in the First Year



February 19, 2015

Karen Nulton and Irvin Peckham

Director of Writing Assessment, Karen Nulton, PhD, and Director of the First-Year Writing Program, Irvin Peckham, PhD, surveyed students in the First-Year Writing program and discussed their results in an article entitled, "Assessing Writing in the First Year: How Do We Measure Success?" 438 students responded to the survey, and they said "they wrote best with clear directions on topics of interest to them within a collaborative, supportive process." Read the article for a full rundown of the assessment.