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Journal Title: Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   2/1
Issue Title: Writing Assessment in Higher Education
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: 2013. ix, 132 pp.

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Preface ix

Articles

Writing assessment in higher education: Making the framework work
Marcus Callies, Ekaterina Zaytseva and Rebecca L. Present-Thomas 1 – 15

Assessing the use of sophisticated EFL writing: A longitudinal study
Pieter de Haan and Monique van der Haagen 16 – 27

UniTIE: Towards a transparent description of learning outcomes for academic writing
Paula Haapanen, Suzy McAnsh, Eva Braidwood and Robert Hollingsworth 28 – 42

Fleshing out CEFR descriptors at C1 and above for the assessment of academic writing in departments of English at Austrian universities
Helen Heaney 43 – 56

Defining proficiency: A comparative analysis of CEF level classification methods in a written learner corpus
Rebecca L. Present-Thomas, Bert Weltens and John H.A.L. de Jong 57 – 76

EMBEDding the CEFR in academic writing assessment: A case study in training and standardization
Kevin Haines, Nicole Schmidt, Petra Jansma and Wander Lowie 77 – 91

Information Structure: The final hurdle?: The development of syntactic structures in (very) advanced Dutch EFL writing
Lieke Verheijen, Bettelou Los and Pieter de Haan 92 – 107

An investigation into the writing construct(s) measured in Pearson Test of English Academic
Ying Zheng and Shaida Mohammadi 108 – 125

Research note

The Corpus of Academic Learner English (CALE): A new resource for the assessment of writing proficiency in the academic register
Marcus Callies and Ekaterina Zaytseva 126 – 132
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
 
LL Issue: 24.2083