Journal of Writing Assessment will be at the upcoming 2016 NCTE Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia later this week!
On Friday, November 18, attend session C.23 from 12:30-1:45 pm for the rountable discussion on "Impacts of the Common Core
State Standards Assessment on
Secondary and Postsecondary
Writing Instruction" in room B301.
This roundtable examines the impacts of
the CCSS assessments on secondary and
postsecondary students’ learning and writing,
continuing conversations begun in last
year’s Journal of Writing Assessment (JWA) Special Issue. The roundtable makes connections
between research and advocacy work about
educational policies, writing assessment, and
The session will be chaired by JWA Editor Carl Whithaus, University of California, Davis. Several of the authors of articles in the Special Issue will provide perspectives for discussion.
Roundtable Leaders include Doug Baldwin, Educational
Testing Service; Angela Clark-Oates, California State University,
Sacramento; Brad Jacobson, University of Arizona; Duane Roen, Arizona State University; and Carl Whithaus, University of California, Davis.
Kathryn Mitchell Pierce, St. Louis University, will be the respondent.
If you would like to talk with Carl Whithaus during the NCTE conference, email him at cwwhithaus [at] ucdavis [dot] edu to arrange a meeting or you can tweet him at @carl_whithaus.
Alternately, we're always looking to hear from you about publication ideas for JWA or for the JWA Reading List. Please contact us at journalofwritingassessment [at] gmail [dot] com.