ERIC Number: EJ234924
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Test Length and Quality in the Grading of Essay Responses.
Tollefson, Nona; Tracy, D. B.
Education, v101 n1 p63-67 Fall 1980
The reliability and validity of essay scoring were investigated by comparing the mean scores assigned to good and poor quality essay responses of different lengths. Long responses had a significantly higher mean than responses of short or moderate length. Good quality responses were graded significantly higher than poor quality responses. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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