The model assessment produced two generalizable factors, Myside Reasons and Otherside Viewpoint, but the elemental assessment did not produce interpretable factors. Both the model and elemental assessments captured small, non-significant proportions of variance in tests of reasoning abilities.Additionally, twelfth-graders used a greater variety of different types of conjunctions when writing in the persuasive mode. Research at the secondary level revealed different results. In one study, two types of expository essays, biographicalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Assessing Reasoning Through Writing: Developing and Examining Approaches Based on Psychological and Linguistic Theories|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2006|