Formative Assessment of Reading Comprehension by Computer: Advantages and Disadvantages of The Accelerated Reader Software

An invited contribution to the Critical Issues section

Keith Topping

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Editors' note: This commentary was posted originally in “Critical Issues,” a section of the journal that was discontinued in July 2000. It was linked to a response by Linda D. Labbo.

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Posted November 1999
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