Correcting an essay with red pencil - stock photo


It is perhaps challenging to correct and grade essays on any course or discipline. Assignments have different goals and expectations. Generally, no matter how divergent a student’s response is to the prompt, it is still worth some points, unless it is proven to have been plagiarized. Remember that students’ efforts deserve merits.

10 ideas how to correct an essay

If you've ever removed red-eye from a photograph, or used a spell checker to correct an essay, then you know how computer software can... well, "enhance" your raw material.


and 30 minutes rather than 2 hours to self-correct an essay

As a writing teacher, I am lucky if I can correct an essay in fifteen minutes