Hello all! Welcome to the discussion on Automated Essay Scoring, a new technology that is slowly but surely being implemented in both secondary and post-secondary schools. We have provided you with three news articles to read on this issue. You only need to comment on ONE of these articles, namely the New York Times article found directly below this post, but we have provided a few other articles on this issue if you are interested in this topic.
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