Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The Cost of Automatic Grading

We have automatic grading machines at my school. But they have a cost, I think. After hand grading 50 tests in the last couple of days, I realize that doing so gives me an intimate sense of what the students are not getting. I don't think I would garner the same knowledge even from a detailed statistical breakdown offered by a grading machine.

1 comment:

  1. This shows some sense of care on your part, which is admirable.

    ReplyDelete

Zeno for the computer age

If you wish to better understand Zeno's worry about the continuum, you could do worse than to consider loops in software. Case 1: You...