ERIC Number: EJ228354
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980
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An Objective Approach to Scoring Essays.
Reiser, Robert A.
Journal of Instructional Development, v3 n4 p19-22 Sum 1980
Describes an analytical approach to scoring essay questions that involves four steps: (1) specifying features answers to the essay question should contain; (2) specifying criteria for judging adequacy of those features; (3) assigning point values to those criteria; and (4) reading student answers, using the criteria to determine their scores. Practice exercises are included. (Author/JD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
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