ERIC Number: EJ446282
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Computers and Assessment: The Effect of Typing versus Handwriting on the Holistic Scoring of Essays.
Sweedler-Brown, Carol O.
Research & Teaching in Developmental Education, v8 n1 p5-14 Fall 1991
Describes a study conducted at a large west coast state university, comparing holistic scores on developmental writing program final essays when the same essays were handwritten and computer typed. Reveals a bias against typed final essays, especially in essays which received high scores in the handwritten form. (DMM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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