Students also are directed to lessons tied to the traits to help them improve their scores.
These interactive animated tutorials can also be assigned by the teacher to individual students, groups, or whole classes for review and intervention.
MI’s industry-leading automated essay scoring system is able to automatically score a variety of constructed response items and can work with any number of predefined score-point ranges and rubric definitions.
PEG® is currently being used to provide scores in both summative assessments and formative assessments.
The University of Michigan’s M-Write program is built on the idea that students learn best when they write about what they’re studying, rather than taking multiple-choice tests.
The university has created a way for automated software to give students in large STEM courses feedback on their writing in cases where professors don’t have time to grade hundreds of essays.Utah Compose is another “state-branded” online formative writing assessment program created by MI.Utah is provided free of charge at the fifth- and eighth-grade levels to all Utah public schools through a contract with the Utah State Office of Education, and local districts and schools may opt to purchase access to prompts and activities for all other grades from 3-12.As with most automated scoring software, PEG utilizes a set of human-scored training essays to build a model with which to assess the writing of unscored essays.Using advanced statistical techniques, PEG analyzes the training essays and calculates more than 500 features that reflect the intrinsic characteristics of writing, such as fluency, diction, grammar, and construction.PEG is the industry's most researched AI system and has been used by MI to provide over two million scores to students over the past five years.PEG is currently being used by one state as the sole scoring method on the state summative writing assessment, and we have conducted pilot studies with three other states.Available anywhere, on any device, combines more opportunities to write with immediate scoring and feedback to help students develop effective writing skills.Student writing is instantly evaluated by MI’s award-winning automated scoring technology, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.Since its acquisition of the legacy PEG system from Dr.Ellis Batten Page and his associates in 2002, MI has been an active force in AI scoring, also known as automated essay scoring.