Selected Recent Research

Haswell, R. & Elliot, N. 2019. Early Holistic Scoring of Writing: A Theory, A History, a Reflection. Logan: Utah State University Press. TOC and Sample Chapter.

Haswell, R. & Elliot, N. 2019. Holistic Scoring of Discourse to 1985. WPACompPile Research Bibliographies, No. 27. WPA-CompPile Research Bibliographies.

Poe, M., & Elliot, N. 2019. Evidence of fairness: Twenty-five years of research in Assessing WritingAssessing Writing 42, Article 100418, 1-21. Poe_Elliot_2019

Wood, S. A., & Elliot, N. 2019. “Commemorating Community: Forty Years of Writing Assessment in WPA: Writing Program Administration.” Special Issue, WPA at Forty, WPA: Writing Program Administration 42 (3): 28-35. Wood_Elliot_2019

Poe, M., Nastal, J., & Elliot, N. (2019). Reflection. An Admitted Student is a Qualified Student: A Roadmap for Writing Placement in the Two-Year College. The Journal of Writing Assessment. Special Issue, Two Year College Writing Placement. 12(1).

Elliot, N. 2019. “You Will Not Be Able to Stay Home: Quantitative Research in Writing Studies.”  Explanation Points: Publishing in Rhetoric and Composition, eds. J. R. Gallagher and D. N. Voss, 84-89. Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press. TOC and Sample Chapter.

Madnani, N., Burstein, J., Elliot, N., Klebanov, B. B., Napolitano, D., Andreyev, S., & Schwartz, M. (2018).  Writing Mentor: Self-Regulated Writing Feedback for Struggling Writers. In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: System Demonstrations (pp. 113- 117). Madnani_Burstein_Elliot_Klebanov_Napolitano_Andreyev_Schwartz_2018

Poe, M., Inoue, A. B., & Elliot, N. eds. (2018) Writing Assessment, Social Justice, and Advancement of Opportunity. Perspectives on Writing. Fort Collins, Colorado: The WAC Clearinghouse and University Press of Colorado.

Haswell, R., & Elliot. N. (2017).  Innovation and the California State University and Colleges English Equivalency Examination, 1973-1981: An Organizational Perspective. Journal of Writing Assessment, 10(1).

Kelly-Riley, Elliot, N., & Rudniy, A. (2016).  An Empirical Framework for ePortfolio Assessment.  International Journal of ePortfolio, 6(2), 95-116. Kelly-Riley_Elliot_Rudniy_6.22_2016

Elliot, N., Rudniy, A., Deess, P., Klobucar, A., Collins, R., & Sava, S. 2016. ePortfolios: Foundational Measurement Issues. Journal of Writing Assessment, 9(2).

Elliot, N. (2016). A Theory of Ethics for Writing AssessmentJournal of Writing Assessment, 9(1).

Burstein, J., Beigman Klebanov, B., Elliot, N., & Molloy, H. (2016). A Left Turn: Automated Feedback & Activity Generation for Student Writers. Proceedings of the 3rd Language Teaching, Language & Technology Workshop. San Francisco, CA. September 5-7, 2016. Burstein_Beigman Klebanov_Elliot_Molloy_2016

Rudniy, A. & Elliot, N. (2016). Collaborative Review in Writing Analytics: N-Gram Analysis of Instructor and Student Comments. Proceedings of the EDM 2016 Workshops and Tutorials. Raleigh, NC, USA, June 29, 2016.rudiny_elliot_ngramedm2016

Burstein, J., Elliot, N., & Molloy, H. (2016). Informing Automated Writing Evaluation Using the Lens of Genre: Two Studies. CALICO Journal, 33(1), 117-141. Burstein_Elliot_Molloy_Genre_2016

Elliot, N. (2015). Validation: The pursuit. [Review of Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing, by American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, and National Council on Measurement in Education]. College Composition and Communication, 66(4), 668–685.Elliot_Validation-2015

Elliot, N., Rupp, A., & Williamson, D. (2015). Three Interpretative Frameworks: Assessment of English Language Arts-Writing in the Common Core State Standards. Journal of Writing Assessment, 8(1).

Kelly-Riley, D., & Elliot, N. (2014). The WPA Outcomes Statement, Validation, and the Pursuit of Localism. Assessing Writing, 21(3), 89-103.KellyRiley_Elliot_Outcomes_2014

Poe, M., Elliot, N. Cogan, J.A., Nurudeen. T.  (2014). The Legal and the Local: Using Disparate Impact Analysis to Understand the Consequences of Writing Assessment.”College Composition and Communication, 65 (5). 588-611. Poe_Elliot_Cogan_Nurudeen_2014