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ERIC Number: EJ303666
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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The Use of Model Essays to Reduce Context Effects in Essay Scoring.
Hughes, David C.; Keeling, Brian
Journal of Educational Measurement, v21 n3 p277-81 Fall 1984
Several studies have shown that essays receive higher marks when preceded by poor quality scripts than when preceded by good quality scripts. This study investigated the effectiveness of providing scorers with model essays to reduce the influence of context. Context effects persisted despite the scoring procedures used. (Author/EGS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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