Are Scantron Sheets Still Used?
This year Parkway School District has announced an end to Scantron testing beginning in the fall of 2018. History teacher Adam Weiss explained the topic in further detail. “Scantron tests are the most efficient way to grade multiple-choice questions.
If cheating is witnesses, corroborating evidence can be obtained from the scantron data. If a student copies the answers from someone sitting nearby, the two answer vectors may appear suspiciously similar.
In-Class Design Exercise: Scantron Cheating Detection
Do people still use scantron?
He said most teachers have generally stopped using scantrons, but are starting to turn to a new method of test assessment. “Most of the teachers don't use scantron machines anymore. A lot of them are using Mastery Manager now and are using that system vs. scantrons,” Shaughnessy said.
Are scantrons becoming a thing of the past? - The Lancer Feed
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Another issue with scantrons is that they can't tell whether the bold colored in bubble, or the faded, barely visible smudge is the answer. Scantrons aren't necessary, and make testing even more difficult. They may make things easier for teachers, but are a big pain for students.
Why we shouldn't use scantrons for tests - The Glen Echo