A typical school’s evaluation system comprises teachers assessing the student exam sheets and assignments reports and grading them on the basis of their performance. When it comes to correcting mistakes and providing necessary feedback, the said procedure is followed by writing the remarks on the papers itself or from the progress report. Since the educational sector has majorly become computerized and digitized to enable effective working and saving time and energy, the process of assignments and examinations have transformed into something which is controlled virtually. Manually assessing the assignments and subsequently giving remarks is a tedious process; to make it more streamlined and systematic eMarking Assistant 1.50 has been launched that saves time and energy in terms of grading the assignments and inserting valuable feedback.
eMarking Assistant upon launch opens with a vivid and colorful looking interface with the chief options placed at the left and right panels to facilitate inserting comments of feedback into the corrected piece of text along with adding comments linked to specific mistakes making the whole assessment procedure constructive for the students. The software is capable of building up reusable stocks of comments which contains text, links and imagery which can be accessed from floating toolbars. The comments can be audio enabled as well that can be embedded in the Word document and also assists in creating an automated marking rubrics that enables usage of functions that highlight the student performance and marks. Furthermore, the application can be easily installed in any version of MS Word for Windows quickly and also allows harvesting saving and managing the comment banks exclusively.
To sum up, eMarking Assistant 1.50 comes across as a unique and innovative utility that reduces human effort and also works comprehensively for student benefit and hence gets a rating score of five points for its impressive performance and extensive range of sophisticated features.