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Quote of the day

“While using computers to score essays may have seemed like science fiction when first conceived (Page 1966) such application may seem remarkably mundane when compared to contemporary capabilities of computers to win game shows , respond amicably to our vocal … Continue reading

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More on the automatic marking of essays

Post now edited to include links… Oh how much I missed in my last post! Others, far better informed than me, have also reflected on the general principles of the use of the automated marking of essays. See, for example, … Continue reading

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Automatic marking of essays

I am grateful to Carol Bailey (see previous post) who, following a discussion over lunch, sent me a link to an extremely interesting paper: Vojak, C., Kline, S., Cope, B., McCarthey, S. and Kalantzis, M. (2011) New Spaces and Old … Continue reading

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