Is Writing on the TOEFL Really the Same as Writing in College?: Evidence From Quantitative and Qualitative Data

3:10 - 3:40pm

Clear Lake

Presented at: AAAL 2016

This study compares student writing performed in required first-year university writing classes and the Internet-based TOEFL. Data sources include student performances on TOEFL tasks and in-class assignments and results of surveys of student and instructors and in-depth interviews with instructors.