Balancing the dual functions of portfolio assessment

  title={Balancing the dual functions of portfolio assessment},
  author={Ricky Lam and Icy Lee},
While research on portfolio assessment (PA)has focused largely on the summative aspects of writing assessment, not much has been done to find out its formative potential. Drawing upon student questionnaires and student and teacher interview data, this paper aims to explore the formative functions of PA and, specifically, how the formative potential of PA can be better utilized in the EFL writing classroom. The findings of the study indicate that although students responded positively to the… CONTINUE READING

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