Writing and Success in College
The presentation will report on findings from research on the relationship between writing and achievement in college. Both predictive validity and performance difference observed among students of different socioeconomic levels will be addressed.
María Verónica Santelices is an Associate Professor of the Faculty of Education at the Catholic University of Chile. Her work has been published in specialized journals such as Harvard Educational Review, Educational Psychological Measurement and Higher Education. Her interests combine educational measurement and educational policies and has focused on access to higher education and teacher quality. She received her Ph.D. in Education from the University of California Berkeley in 2007 and a Master's in Public Policy from the same university in 2001.