In Fall 2003, three instructors who were beta testing EXCEL GRADER were surveyed. The results of the survey follow.
Rate the accuracy of the grader:
Extremely accurate (3 for 3)
Rate the difficulty learning to use the grader:
Easy (3 for 3)
Give the total number of student complaints:
4 student complaints for all instructors
out of 392 total students (1%)
Give the number of files skipped (the grader was unable to process):
2 total files for all instructors (out of over 1300 graded)
Estimate of the number of hours the grader saved you per week:
Instructor #1: 6 hrs, Instructor #2: 15 hrs, Instructor #3: 10 hrs
Sixty students were asked their opinions about the effectiveness of the grader.