ETS Seeking Volunteers for Research Study on Writing

PRINCETON, N.J., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Educational Testing Service (ETS) is seeking volunteers to participate in a 10-minute survey to broaden the organization's understanding about the alignment between writing in K-12, college settings, and the workplace. 

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The survey examines the kinds of writing tasks that students use in K-12, community college, and four-year college settings in the United States as well as the breadth of writing tasks that are required across different workplace sectors. Responses from this survey will inform future research and development of educational resources that support the teaching and evaluation of writing with a special interest in college- and workplace-readiness. 

Participants' names will be entered into a drawing to win an iPad® Mini, a $100 gift certificate, or a $50 gift certificate. ETS is seeking participants who are: (a) currently employed; or (b) college students who have completed an internship.

The survey can be accessed online at: https://www.surveyresearchonline.com/se.ashx?s=7321E7ED0BB35C2F, starting March 18, 2013, and will available through April 8, 2013.  For questions, please contact Jill Burstein at jburstein@ets.org.

About ETS
At ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English language learning, and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education, as well as conducting education research, analysis and policy studies. Founded as a nonprofit in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments — in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide. www.ets.org

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