Interview with Les Perelman

Mainstream Media on Perelman


Colbert Report, The. (n.d.). Stephen’s sound advice - How to ace the SATs. Retrieved from

Melvin, Craig. (2014, March 8). Will SAT changes lead to even playing field? Retrieved from

Audio interviews

AirTalk, KPCC. (2012, April 23). Robots stole my job! Essay grading edition [Debate with Mark Shermis]. Retrieved from

Bloom, Molly. (2012, June 7). Computers grade essays fast... but not always well. Morning Edition NPR. Retrieved from

Cody, Anthony. (2014, May 3). Computerized grading: Purloining the analysis, the most fundamental exposition of humanity. Education Week Teacher Blogs: Living in Dialogue. Retrieved from

Off, Carol, & Douglas, Jeff. (2014, April 29). Automated grading FAIL: Computer-generated essays earn A+ marks. As It Happens. Retrieved from

Radio Boston, WBUR. (2013, April 8). Can a computer grade an essay? Retrieved from

Sunday Extra, Australian Broadcasting Company. (2013, May 12). Using AI to mark assignments. Retrieved from

Wertheimer, Linda. (2005, May 7). MIT professor finds fault with SAT essay. NPR. Retrieved from

Print and online media

Balf, Todd. (2014, March 6). The story behind the SAT overhaul. The New York Times Magazine. Retrieved from

Barshay, Jill. (2014, March 25). New Common Core exams will test whether a robo-grader is as accurate as a human. The Hechinger Report. Retrieved from

Bazerman, Charles, & Paradis, Jeffery G. (1991). Textual dynamics of the professions: Historical and contemporary studies of writing in professional communities. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.

Beauty of Brevity, The [Editorial]. (2005, May 6). The Chicago Tribune. Retrieved from

Brancaccio, David, & Abendschein, Dan. (2014, April 30). A computer program to write your essays. Marketplace. Retrieved from

California Policy Issues. (2014, May 10). The Babel generator. UCLA Faculty Association. Retrieved from

Drum, Kevin. (2012, April 29). Human beings not as impressive as you think. Mother Jones. Retrieved from

Eadicicco, Lisa. (2014, April 29). This software can write a grade-A college paper in less than a second. Business Insider. Retrieved from

Gonchar, Michael. (2014, March 7). How much does the SAT or ACT matter in your life? The New York Times Learning Network. Retrieved from

Harris, Lynn. (2005, May 17). Testing, testing. Salon. Retrieved from

Jaschik, Scott. (2007, March 26). Fooling the College Board. Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from

Jaschik, Scott. (2010, July 8). How to test writing. Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from

Jaschik, Scott. (2011, Februrary 21a). Can you trust automated grading? Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from

Jaschik, Scott. (2011, February 21b). Grading essays: Humans vs. machine. USA Today. Retrieved from

Kolowich, Steve. (2012, April 13). A win for the robo-readers. Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from

Kolowich, Steve. (2014, April 28). Writing instructor, skeptical of automated grading, pits machine vs. machine. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from

Leamy, Elisabeth. (2010, November 5). Has teen unlocked the secret to a better SAT score? ABC News. Retrieved from

Malady, Matthew. J. X. (2013, October 10). We are teaching high school students to write terribly. Slate. Retrieved from

Markoff, John. (2013, April 4). Essay-grading software offers professors a break. The New York Times. Retrieved from

Nelson, Libby. (2014, April 29). Machine-generated nonsense might score better than you on the GMAT. Vox. Retrieved from

Owen, David. (2006, April 3). The SAT’s watchdog. The New Yorker. Retrived from

Porter, Andrew, McMaken, Jennifer, Hwang, Jun, & Yang, Rui. (2011). Common core standards: The new US intended curriculum. Educational Researcher, 40(3), 103–116. doi:10.3102/0013189X11405038

Ravitch, Diane. (2014, June 17). Writing expert: Computer scoring by PARCC-Pearson tests is fundamentally flawed. Diane Ravitch’s blog. Retrieved from

Rivard, Ry. (2013, March 15). Humans fight over robo-readers. Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from

Robertson, Adi. (2012, April 23). How to game a robotic essay grader: big words matter, factual accuracy doesn’t. The Verge. Retrieved from

Schrefer, Eliot. (2012, January 31). What the monster wrote: How will the College Board grade a well-written endorsement of evil? The Huffington Post Education Blog. Retrieved from

Strauss, Valerie. (2013, October 22). Colbert is hilarious on “robo teachers” and Common Core. The Washington Post. Retrieved from

Strauss, Valerie. (2014, October 24). Is MIT researcher being censored by Educational Testing Service? The Washington Post. Retrieved from

Webster, Andrew. (2014, April 29). This machine can write a grade-A paper in less than a second. The Verge. Retrieved from

Weiss, Joanna. (2014, March 14). The man who killed the SAT essay. The Boston Globe. Retrieved from

Winerip, Michael. (2005, May 4). SAT essay test rewards length and ignores errors of fact. The New York Times. Retrieved from

Winerip, Michael. (2012, April 22). Facing a robo-grader? Just keep obfuscating mellifluously. The New York Times. Retrieved from

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