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Pearson ad Xerox Ignite (software which enables a photocopier to grade student papers, including essays) does not exactly set me burning with enthusiasm, as I said a few weeks ago (Baby, you can’t light my fire). However, I was delighted to find that Pearson is looking for student essays for the Pearson Essay Scorer.  I would have the chance to test an online essay grader for myself.

The notion is that submitted essays “will help us calibrate the evaluation engine that examines student work.” Continue reading