ERIC Number: EJ1045919
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Nov
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
Can Computers Make the Grade in Writing Exams?
Phi Delta Kappan, v96 n3 p26-31 Nov 2014
Schools are scrambling to prepare students for the writing assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards. In some states, writing has not been assessed for over a decade. Yet, with the use of computerized grading of the student's writing, many teachers are wondering how to best prepare students for the writing assessments that will be evaluated through an algorithm. Will form now matter more than function?
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Writing Tests, Standardized Tests, Core Curriculum, State Standards, Scoring, Grading, Essays, Writing Evaluation, Computer Uses in Education, Mathematical Formulas, Scores, Writing Skills, Evaluation Methods
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