Study: Computer programs can grade student essays

04/24/2012 | USA Today

A recent study of essay-scoring software has concluded that some computer programs produce scores similar to those of human scorers. The study, funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, doesn't resolve the debate. The National Council of Teachers of English opposes computer essay-scoring, while proponents say the software is sufficient for scoring the large numbers of unsophisticated essays encountered by most teachers.

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