Here, by way of a reading list for the initial literature review, are the references lifted direct from Way (2008) which is the most recent paper in this area; I've added in the reference for that, too.
ACT, Inc. (2007). Writing framework for the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress: Pre-Publication Edition. Prepared for the National Assessment
Governing Board in support of Contract No. ED-05-R-0022. Iowa City, IA: ACT,
American Educational Research Association (AERA), American Psychological
Association (APA), and the National Council on Measurement in Education
(NCME). (1999). Standards for educational and psychological testing.
Washington, DC: AERA.
Belden Russonello & Stewart. 2007. The 2007 Survey on Teaching Writing: American
Public Opinion on the Importance of Writing in Schools. (Conducted for the
National Writing Project.) Washington, DC: Belden Russonello & Stewart.
Breland, H., Lee, Y.W., & Muraki, E.(2005). Comparability of TOEFL CBT essay
prompts: response-mode analyses. Educational and Psychological Measurement,
65 (4), 577-595.
Bridgeman, B., & Cooper, P. (1998). Comparability of scores on word-processed and
handwritten essays on the Graduate Management Admission Test. Paper
presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research
Association, San Diego, CA.
Davis, L.L, Strain-Seymour, E., Lin, C., & Kong, X. (2008). Evaluating the
comparability between online and paper assessments of essay writing in the Texas
Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. Presentation given at the Annual
Conference of the Association of Test Publishers, Dallas, TX.
Dikli, S. (2006). An overview of automated scoring of essays. Journal of Technology,
Learning, and Assessment, 5(1). Retrieved December 13, 2007 from
Graham, S., & Perin, D. (2007). Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high schools – A report to Carnegie Corporation of
New York. Washington, DC: Alliance for Excellent Education.
Horkay, N., Bennett, R.E., Allen, N.L., Kaplan, B., & Yan, F. (2006). Does it matter if I take my writing test on computer? An empirical Study of mode effects in NAEP.
Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment, 5(2). Retrieved December 11,
2007 from http://www.jtla.org.
Phillips, S.M. (2007). Automated essay scoring : A literature review. (SAEE research
series #30). Kelowna, BC: Society for the Advancement of Excellence in
Piccaino, A.G., & Seaman, J. (2007). K-12 online learning: A survey of U.S. school
district administrators. Needham, MA: The Sloan Consortium. Available at:
Rudner, L. M., Garcia, V., & Welch, C. (2006). An Evaluation of the IntelliMetricSM
Essay Scoring System. Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment, 4(4).
Retrieved December 13, 2007 from http://www.jtla.org.
Russell, M., & Plati, T. (2001). Effects of computer versus paper administration of a
state-mandated writing assessment. TCRecord. Retrieved December 12, 2007,
Russell, M., & Haney, W. (1997). Testing writing on computers: An experiment
comparing student performance on tests conducted via computer and via paperand-
pencil. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 5(3). Retrieved December 12,
2007, from http://epaa.asu.edu/epaa/v5n3.html.
Solomon, C., Lutkus, A. D., Kaplan, B., Skolnik, I. (April 2004). Writing in the nation’s classrooms: teacher interviews and student work collected from participants in the 1998 NAEP writing assessment (ETS NAEP Technical and Research Report).
Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service.
Texas Education Agency (2007). Campus statewide summary by key area. Retrieved
December 13, 2007 from:
Way, W.D., Davis, L.L., & Fitzpatrick, S.J. (2006). Score comparability of online and
paper administrations of the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. Paper
presented at the annual meeting of National Council on Measurement in
Education, San Francisco, CA.
Way, W. D., & Fitzpatrick, S. (2006). Essay responses in online and paper
administrations of the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. Paper presented
at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San
Way, W.D., Davis, L.L., Strain-Seymour, E., (2008). The Validity Case for Assessing
Direct Writing by Computer. A Pearson Assessments & Information White Paper.