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ERIC Number: EJ246625
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
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Unreliability of Marking: Further Evidence and a Possible Explanation.
Branthwaite, Alan; And Others
Educational Review, v33 n1 p41-46 Feb 1981
In this naturalistic study of essay marking, 15 university lecturers graded an examination paper and completed the Eysenck Personality Questionnaire. A significant positive correlation was found between the marks given and the grader's lie score, indicating possible effects of staff-student interactions or social desirability on biases in grading. (Author/SJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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