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Sara Cushing Weigle

Current Publications and grant

Grant

Primary Investigator, Educational Testing Service Grant for $101,417. Title: Validation of Automated Scoring of TOEFL iBT Tasks Against Non-Test Indicators of Writing Ability. Purpose: Evaluation of e-rater software for automated scoring of TOEFL iBT writing samples using methods other than agreement with human raters. February, 2006 to December, 2007. 

 

Selected Publications

Weigle, S.C. (2011).  Validation of automated scores of TOEFL iBT tasks against non-test indicators of writing ability.  TOEFL iBT Research Report TOEFL iBT-15.  Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service.
 
Weigle, S.C. (2010).  Validation of automated scores of TOEFL iBT tasks against non-test indicators of writing ability.  Language Testing, 27, 3, 335-353.

Weigle, S.C. (2007). Teaching writing teachers about assessment. Journal of Second Language Writing, 16, 3,194-209.

Weigle, S.C. (2006). Investing in assessment: Designing tests to promote positive washback In Matsuda, P., Ortmeier-Hooper, C. & You, X. (Ed.) Politics of second language writing: In search of the promised land, pp. 222-244. W. Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press.

Weigle, S.C. (2005). Second Language Writing Expertise. In K. Johnson (Ed.), Expertise in Second Language Learning and Teaching. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Weigle, S.C. (2004). Integrating reading and writing in a competency test for non-native speakers of English. Assessing Writing, 9, 1, 27-55.

Weigle, S. C. (2002). Assessing Writing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.