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Computers Take Up the Grading of Papers

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Computers Take Up the Grading of Papers

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Computers Take Up the Grading of Papers

Computers Take Up the Grading of Papers

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A sociology professor has taken all the interaction out of a very human task — the grading of papers. The new software program scores student essays within a matter of seconds.

Guest: Ed Brent, professor of sociology at the University of Missouri, Columbia; creator of computerized essay grading program