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Using Tech to Better Understand Student Writing Processes

Using Tech to Better Understand Student Writing Processes

Writing is a complex mental process to generate, express and refine ideas.

Mo Zhang, a researcher in the Natural Language Processing & Speech Research Group at Educational Testing Service, describes the use of software that helps more accurately reveal how a student writes his or her essay, which could help educators understand K–12 student strengths and areas where improvement are needed.

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