Automated Writing Evaluation
Automated Writing Evaluation (AWE) comprises a suite of Web-based applications for computer-assisted assessment and learning. This historically controversial technology, solidly grounded in psychometric research, imposes the need for comprehensive inquiry into its context-specific utilizations in order to exploit its advantages appropriately and to devise effective classroom techniques for fostering writing development.
This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Cotos, E. (2018). Automated writing evaluation. In J.I. Liontas (Ed.), The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching. Wiley: New Jersey, which has been published in final form at doi: 10.1002/9781118784235.eelt0391. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.