ERIC Number: EJ458519
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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The Effect of Training on the Appearance Bias of Holistic Essay Graders.
Sweedler-Brown, Carol O.
Journal of Research and Development in Education, v26 n1 p24-29 Fall 1992
Study examined effects of training on positive grader bias toward nicely handwritten essays. Nine typed essays, nine in neat handwriting, and nine in poor handwriting were transcribed into the other modes. Graders trained to avoid bias and three controls graded the essays. Both groups showed significant bias toward good handwriting. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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