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ERIC Number: EJ629711
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0260-2938
On-Line Grading of Student Essays: PEG Goes on the World Wide Web.
Shermis, Mark D.; Mzumara, Howard R.; Olson, Jennifer; Harrington, Susanmarie
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, v26 n3 p247-59 Jun 2001
Examined Project Essay Grade (PEG) software for evaluating Web-based student essays that serve as placement tests. In the first experiment, a sample of student essays was used to create a statistical model for the PEG software; the second experiment compared computer and human ratings of essays. Found that the software is an efficient means for grading essays. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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