AN ANALYSIS OF AUTOMATIVE ESSAY SCORING PROGRAMS AND THEIR
POTENTIAL IMPACT ON DIRECT WRITING ASSESSMENT SCORES IN UTAH
Introduction - Nature of the Problem
Every English teacher knows the pain of issuing a writing assignment. For...
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Nolen, J. L. (2003). Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom. Education (Chula Vista, Calif.),
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Overholt, J., Aaberg, N., & Lindsey, J. (1990). Math stories for problem solving success. West
as students write on various topics. This issue is not limited to PEG; it is found throughout the
AES systems. A question for future studies would be: Are these variations in algorithms
detectable by writers?
As mentioned previously, a strength...
example, in the field of computer programming, (Moran, Kornhaber, and Gardner, 2006) a
common career choice for the mathematical/logical learner. Students who do well in traditional
classrooms are mathematical/logical learners (Nolen, 2003).
systematic and explicit instruction in phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, reading
comprehension, and fluency” (Cavanough, Kim, Wanzek, & Vaughn, p. 9).
The literature shows that kindergarten-reading skills can be predictive of...
Wise (2009) commented on why high school has been left out of the literacy debate: the policymakers under No Child Left Behind only focused on the elementary levels because the severity of struggling readers in the upper levels was not...
continue to show that one-fourth of grade school students do not read outside of school,
and the majority read only for a few minutes daily (National Assessment of Educational
Progress (NAEP), 2007 as cited by Moats, 2009). “In a reanalysis of...
irrelevant in overall student achievement. The only statistical significance was the impact that it
had on the level of teacher support that was given to students (Santi, York, Foorman, & Francis).
The same study also shows that:
Students who do...
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(Rudner). It also reports a high correlation between IEA and human scored essays (Grimes,
Warschauer, 2008; Valenti, 2003) IEA asserts that, “Over many diverse topics, the IEA scores
agreed with human experts as accurately as expert scores...
number of glass microscope slides were touched by a donor and held for 3-5 seconds. This was to ensure that a solid print was placed on each slide and therefore a sufficient source for the DNA to be collected. The experiment had two trials, with...
This initiative was funded by a variety of state agencies to link nutrition education and
other studies with gardens in each of the state’s 8,000 public schools (Joseph, 2001).
California created a guide to support teachers titled, “A Childs...
1986, 93). Service learning is one of the ways in which we maximize the benefits that students
receive from our nation’s universities. However, in order for service-learning to be successful, it
is essential for three specific criteria to be...
increased vocabulary knowledge to achievement in high-stakes circumstances
(McCormick & Pasquarelli, 2010, p. 2). The cycle of non-reading and little or no gain of
fluency and automaticity then continues. As children become adults, the problems...
shown not to interfere with the DNA extraction and amplification from evidence ( Balogh et al., 2003; Grubwieser, 2003; Roux et al., 1999.)
2.2 DNA Extraction
DNA recovered from the latent print was extracted from epithelial cells following...
ideas, In the follow-up discussion,
other teachers from the school who
observed the lesson offer feedback
and reflection. There are also links to
worksheets and the lesson plan being
discussed. (See the catalog record...
The benefits of learning in school gardens can be plentiful. The school, community,
teachers, families, and students, all benefited from school gardens.
School gardens have been a tool to teach multiple subjects at...
McCabe, Margolis, & Barenbaum (2001) conducted a study that compared the Woodcock - Johnson Psycho-Educational Battery-Revised (WJ-R) and the QRI-II tests. The researchers discussed the importance of providing students with materials that were...