Cornell University computing and information sciences researchers are working on computer software that may help K-8 math teachers with grading math assignments.

Researchers will present their research at the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, April 21-26, in Montreal.

“I’ve been interested in working on techniques for automatic education and trying to make teachers’ lives easier,” says Erik Andersen, assistant professor of computer science. “Teachers spend a lot of time grading, but grading is more complicated than is the answer right or wrong. What the teachers are spending a lot of time doing is assigning partial credit and...

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  • About the Author:

    Leslie Morris is director of communications for Computing and Information Science at Cornell University. This article originally appeared online here.