International Journal of

Arts , Humanities & Social Science

ISSN 2693-2547 (Print) , ISSN 2693-2555 (Online)
DOI: 10.56734/ijahss
Assessing Writing in the Digital Age


This paper reviews the history of writing assessment and then reflects on ways our current assessment practices should evolve and adjust to the ways we make meaning today. The paper proposes that with the increased amount of reading and writing we do on the web using images and texts, it is important to ensure that writing assessments account for these emerging and perhaps dominant forms of literacy. The paper defines and analyzes digital literacies: visual and internet and what they would look like in our writing assessments