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Electronic marking of statistics assessments for bioscience students

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Ayres, K. L. and Underwood, F. M. (2010) Electronic marking of statistics assessments for bioscience students. Bioscience Education, 15. c4. ISSN 1479-7860

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To link to this article DOI: 10.3108/beej.15.c4

Abstract/Summary

We describe the main features of a program written to perform electronic marking of quantitative or simple text questions. One of the main benefits is that it can check answers for being consistent with earlier errors, so can cope with a range of numerical questions. We summarise our experience of using it in a statistics course taught to 200 bioscience students.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Department of Mathematics and Statistics > Applied Statistics
ID Code:5994
Uncontrolled Keywords:e-marking, timely feedback, individualised assessment
Publisher:UK Centre for Bioscience, The Higher Education Academy

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