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ERIC Number: EJ515862
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0098-6291
"Mokita," the Truth That Everybody Knows, but Nobody Talks About: Bias in Grading.
Scott, Elaine Long
Teaching English in the Two-Year College, v22 n3 p211-16 Oct 1995
Argues that teachers knowingly or unknowingly use grades to reward and punish students for their behavior, attitude, appearance, family backgrounds, and lifestyles, as well as writing ability. Describes how the author has been suspicious throughout her career of her own grading biases, and how she attempted, through an experiment in anonymous grading, to determine the extent of these biases. (TB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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