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  • Slomp, David H. (WileyEducationUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1002/jaal.1068, 2020)
    Discussions about literacy assessment can often be polarizing for teachers, school administrators, and other stakeholders. Given the diverse and often charged perspectives on assessment within both the profession and the ...
  • Slomp, David H. (University of California, DavisEducationUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://escholarship.org/uc/item/2k14r1zg, 2016)
    In this introductory article, I set the stage for the arguments that follow in each of the contributions to this special issue. First, I critically examine the three pillars of the current Standards--fairness, validity, ...
  • Slomp, David H. (University of California, DavisEducationUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://escholarship.org/uc/item/4bg9003k, 2016)
    In my introduction to this special issue, I highlighted the insufficiency of key measurement concepts--fairness, validity, and reliability--in guiding the design and implementation of writing assessments. I proposed that ...
  • Elliot, Norbert; Slomp, David H.; Poe, Mya; Cogan, John A.; Broad, Bob; Cushman, Ellen (University of California, DavisEducationUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://escholarship.org/uc/item/7076v8f0, 2016)
    We hope this special issue adds to the body of knowledge created by the writing studies community with respect to the opportunities that can be created when assessment is seen in terms of the creation of opportunity ...
  • Slomp, David H.; Oliveri, Maria E.; Elliot, Norbert (The WAC ClearinghouseEducationUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Nebraska-LincolnUniversity of South Floridahttps://doi.org/10.37514/JWA-J.2021.5.1.11, 2021)
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  • Oliveri, Maria E.; Slomp, David H.; Elliot, Norbert; Rupp, André A.; Mislevy, Robert J.; Vezzu, Meg; Tackitt, Alaina; Nastal, Jessica; Phelps, Johanna; Osborn, Matthew (The WAC ClearinghouseEducationUniversity of Nebraska-LincolnUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of South FloridaMindful MeasurementSuccess Academy Charter SchoolsEducational Testing ServiceThe Journal of Writing AnalyticsPrairie State CollegeWashington State University-VancouverUniversity of Pennsylvaniahttps://doi.org/10.37514/JWA-J.2021.5.1.01, 2021)
    [Abstract not available]
  • Oliveri, Maria E.; Slomp, David H.; Rupp, André A.; Mislevy, Robert J. (The WAC ClearinghouseEducationUniversity of Nebraska-LincolnUniversity of LethbridgeMindful MeasurementSuccess Academy Charter SchoolsEducational Testing Servicehttps://doi.org/10.37514/JWA-J.2021.5.1.04, 2021)
    Background: An expanded skillset is needed to meet today’s shifting workplace demands, which involve collaboration with geographically distributed multidisciplinary teams. As the nature of work changes due to increases in ...
  • Oliveri, Maria E.; Slomp, David H.; Rupp, André A.; Mislevy, Robert J. (The WAC ClearinghouseEducationUniversity of Nebraska-LincolnUniversity of LethbridgeMindful MeasurementSuccess Academy Charter SchoolsEducational Testing Servicehttps://doi.org/10.37514/JWA-J.2021.5.1.03, 2021)
    Background: In today’s rapidly evolving world, technological pressures coupled with changes in the nature of work increasingly require individuals to use advanced technologies to communicate and collaborate in geographically ...
  • Oliveri, Maria E.; Mislevy, Robert J.; Slomp, David H. (The WAC ClearinghouseEducationUniversity of Nebraska-LincolnEducational Testing ServiceUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.37514/JWA-J.2021.5.1.02, 2021)
    Background: This study advances a sociocognitive approach to modeling complex communication tasks. Using an integrative perspective of linguistic, cultural, and substantive (LCS) patterns, we provide a framework for ...
  • Corrigan, Julie A.; Slomp, David H. (The WAC ClearinghouseEducationConcordia UniversityUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.37514/JWA-J.2021.5.1.05, 2021)
    Background: In this article, we articulate an updated construct describing domains of expertise in writing, one that meets the contemporary needs of those who research, teach, and assess writing—particularly in a digital ...
  • McFeetors, P. Janelle; Marynowski, Richelle; Candler, Alexandra (MDPIEducationUniversity of AlbertaUniversity of LethbridgeElk Island Public Schoolshttps://doi.org/10.3390/educsci11070366, 2021)
    In our pursuit to broaden and deepen understandings of what it means to engage in an assessment activity, we explored the designing and implementing of a geometry performance task as an instantiation of authentic assessment ...
  • Holec, Victoria; Marynowski, Richelle (University of CalgaryEducationUniversity of Lethbridgehttp://dx.doi.org/10.20343/teachlearninqu.8.2.10, 2020)
    Active learning has experienced a recent resurgence with the advent of specialized active learning classrooms. While the fundamental theory behind active learning is anything but new, a relatively recent finding is that ...
  • Burleigh, Dawn (University of ReginaEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    Increasing teacher retention in First Nations communities has been identified in the literature as requiring attention. When attrition rates are high and teacher efficacy, quality of student experience, and overall ...
  • Shivji, Alisha M.; McBride, Dawn L. (Canada. Department of JusticeEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2017)
  • McBride, Dawn L. (Charles C. ThomasEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
  • McBride, Dawn L. (EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    This article outlines a six-step communication plan to help teachers, particularly those new to the profession, handle critical, verbally abusive adults, particularly parents, in a respectful and assertive manner. The plan ...
  • Skelton, Shelley; McBride, Dawn L. (Alberta Teachers' AssociationEducationMount Royal UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    It is our purpose to report the results of a nationwide survey of school counsellors regarding their current level of understanding of social justice, perceptions of marginalization in Canadian schools and different forms ...
  • Wismath, Shelly; Orr, Doug; MacKay, Bruce (International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and LearningSchool of Liberal EducationUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.20343/teachlearninqu.3.1.63, 2015)
    Problem- solving skills are of ten identified as a key component of 21st century education. This study collected data from students enrolled in a university- level Liberal Education science course called Problems and ...
  • Pelech, Sharon; Kelly, Darron (EducationUniversity of LethbridgeMemorial University of Newfoundland, 2017)
    The authors explore what constitutes contemplative space in the context of teacher education and how free space can be created so preservice teachers experience contemplative learning practices amidst the intensified and ...
  • Penney, Sharon; Young, Gabrielle; Badenhorst, Cecile; Goodnough, Karen; Hesson, J.; Joy, Rhonda; McLeod, Heather; Pickett, Sarah; Stordy, Mary; Vaandering, Dorothy; Pelech, Sharon (Canadian Society for the Study of Higher EducationEducationMemorial UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    This qualitative research project explored the experiences of women who juggle the demands of family or parenthood while engaging in academic careers at a faculty of education. The researcher-participants consisted of 11 ...

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