An investigation of discourses of literacy assessment in two first year high school English classrooms

Moni, Karen; van Kraayenoord, Christina E.; Baker, Carolyn D.
February 2003
Australian Journal of Language & Literacy;Feb2003, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p67
Academic Journal
This study investigated the discourses of literacy assessment that are established, negotiated and maintained by teachers and students during assessment-related activities. The study identified discourses that were produced by the teachers, the teachers and students together, and groups of students during interviews and classroom interactions. Analysis of these discourses revealed much about what was important in assessment for the participants.


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