By Mark D. Shermis, Jill Burstein
This entire, interdisciplinary instruction manual experiences the most recent equipment and applied sciences utilized in automatic essay review (AEE) tools and applied sciences. Highlights contain the newest within the evaluate of performance-based writing exams and up to date advances within the educating of writing, language trying out, cognitive psychology, and computational linguistics. This enormously elevated follow-up to Automated Essay Scoring displays the varied advances that experience taken position within the box considering that 2003 together with computerized essay scoring and diagnostic suggestions. each one bankruptcy includes a universal constitution together with an advent and a end. principles for diagnostic and evaluative suggestions are sprinkled through the publication.
Highlights of the book’s assurance include:
- The most modern learn on automatic essay assessment.
- Descriptions of the foremost scoring engines together with the E-rater®, the clever Essay Assessor, the Intellimetric™ Engine, c-rater™, and LightSIDE.
- Applications of the makes use of of the expertise together with a wide scale procedure utilized in West Virginia.
- A systematic framework for comparing learn and technological results.
- Descriptions of AEE tools that may be replicated for languages except English as obvious within the instance from China.
- Chapters from key researchers within the field.
The e-book opens with an creation to AEEs and a evaluation of the "best practices" of educating writing besides tips about using automatic research within the lecture room. subsequent the ebook highlights the functions and purposes of a number of scoring engines together with the E-rater®, the clever Essay Assessor, the Intellimetric™ engine, c-rater™, and LightSIDE. the following readers will locate an exact software of using an AEE in West Virginia, psychometric concerns concerning AEEs equivalent to validity, reliability, and scaling, and using automatic scoring to become aware of reader flow, grammatical mistakes, discourse coherence caliber, and the influence of human score on AEEs. A overview of the cognitive foundations underlying tools utilized in AEE can be supplied. The ebook concludes with a comparability of many of the AEE platforms and hypothesis concerning the way forward for the sector in gentle of present academic policy.
Ideal for educators, pros, curriculum experts, and directors answerable for constructing writing courses or distance studying curricula, those that educate utilizing AEE applied sciences, coverage makers, and researchers in schooling, writing, psychometrics, cognitive psychology, and computational linguistics, this e-book additionally serves as a reference for graduate classes on computerized essay review taught in schooling, desktop technological know-how, language, linguistics, and cognitive psychology.