Writing and cheese

“Carefully defined writing activities” in a learning situation have an even less direct relationship to “writing” than “pasturized process cheese food” has to “cheese.”

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Photo Credit: dadadreams via Compfight cc

This wonderful quote comes from a post by Professor E. Shelley Reid on the Writng Program Administrator’s listserv last April. Professor Reid was involved in a discussion of Automated Essay Scoring (AES), which I mentioned in a post a couple of days ago.

Author: _dr_kim_

I am a linguist who studies workplace language. My mission is to empower people at work by discovering and sharing the truth about communication.

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