marking error

marking error

In naval mine warfare, the distance and bearing of a marker from a target.
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The marking error is -2/+2 and if an examiner goes beyond this margin, he is forced to remark the entire script.
This will allow schools and colleges who remain concerned that a marking error has not been corrected on review to appeal on that basis.
GAO also found that 92 of the 111 documents examined (83 percent) had at least one marking error, and more than half had multiple marking errors.
The ECHO can reveal the students' heartbreak was triggered due to a marking error on Wirral 11-plus tests by GL Assessment - its second gaffe in consecutive years.
Coventry did manage to score once but that 41st minute goal owed to a basic marking error.
Julia Hassall, acting director of children's services, said after the marking error last year the council received assurances procedures would be followed and a "compensation package".
Unfortunately, there are many other worrying examples of significant marking errors.
Surely death will be easier than that, with the added bonus that there will be no danger of marking errors or re-sits.
Parents complained after youngsters due to finish the BTEC science course this summer were told marking errors meant their career and university plans could be in doubt.
Perhaps marking errors directly on the paper is viewed by tutors as too teacher-like and directive, and something that is best done somewhat sparingly or only in certain situations, while recommending the services of a proofreader isn't viewed as immediately helpful or might be viewed as taking clients away from the writing center or suggesting too directive an approach.
Lenon, the former headmaster of Harrow School, also called for the greater use of multiple choice questions in exams, saying they were an effective method of covering more of the syllabus and less susceptible to marking errors.
THOUSANDS of teenagers received the wrong GCSE and A-Level grades after the number of marking errors soared in last year's exams, official figures show.