Measuring the coherence of writing using topic-based analysis

  title={Measuring the coherence of writing using topic-based analysis},
  author={Watson Todd},
Among the many possible aspects to assessing writing, one of the most problematic is coherence. The problems with marking coherence arise because it is by nature subjective. However, the reasonable probability of several readers reaching a consensus concerning the coherence of a text suggests that it may be possible to assign relatively reliable marks for coherence. In this paper, topic-based analysis [Watson Todd, R. (1998). Topic-based analysis of classroom discourse. System, 26 (3), 303–318… CONTINUE READING
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