Preventing halo bias in grading the work of university students

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John M. Malouff; Sarah J. Stein; Lodewicka N. Bothma; Kimberley Coulter; Ashley J. Emmerton;
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
  • Journal: Cogent Psychology (issn: 2331-1908)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1080/23311908.2014.988937
  • Subject: assessment | marking | grading | Psychology | bias | BF1-990 | Neurophysiology and neuropsychology | halo | QP351-495
    mesheuropmc: education

Experts have advocated anonymous marking as a means of minimizing bias in subjective student assessment. In the present study, 159 faculty members or teaching assistants across disciplines were randomly assigned (1) to grade a poor oral presentation of a university stud... View more
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