Computers to mark English exams

UK“The owner of Edexcel, one of England’s big three exam boards, is introducing the artificial intelligence-based, automated marking of exam essays in Britain next month. Pearson plans to launch the Pearson Test of English Academic next month. It is a computer-based English language test designed to help English-speaking universities assess pupils’ use of grammar and vocabulary, according to the Times Educational Supplement …” (more)

[Chris Irvine, Daily Telegraph, 25 September]

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