Paper Rater: Automated Essay Scoring Myths: Part 1
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Tovia Smith. Students work on computers in Henderson, Nev. Several states including Utah and Ohio use automated grading on student essays written as part of standardized tests. But now, machines are also grading students' essays. Computers are scoring long form answers on anything from the fall of the Roman Empire, to the pros and cons of government regulations.
Educators continue to debate the important issue of computer-aided scoring. Discussions initiated by Justin Reich and Will Richardson on Twitter touched on some key concerns and questions about the relevance and use of computer scoring — specifically whether it can be beneficial to educators and students. View the complete conversation thread here.