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ERIC Number: EJ439950
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0091-5521
Identifying Ethnicity and Gender from Anonymous Essays.
Emerling, Fred
Community College Review, v19 n3 p29-33 Win 1991
Describes a study which sought to determine whether students would be able to identify the gender and ethnicity of the writer of an essay placement test based on the writer's handwriting and the content of the paper. The student-readers were able to guess the writers' gender 87.6 percent of the time and ethnicity 47.9 percent of the time. (DMM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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