Software Helps Teachers Create and Grade
Remark Office OMR(Optical Mark Recognition) is a Windows software package that works with ascanner to produce scannable survey or test forms. The software will help userscreate forms, which, when printed on plain paper and filled out by students,can be scanned into a PC. Remark Office OMR will then grade and tabulate thescanned forms. The software can also provide sophisticated data analysis andgraphs, and can produce data that is compatible with any database, statisticalor spreadsheet package.
The latest version of the software includes improved and expandedstatistical analysis, which allows users to perform one-step scanning,processing, and analysis. Other features include increased customizability,enhanced image handling, a new comment report, automatic detection and displayof handwriting for open-ended questions, and updated file formats. PrincipiaProducts, Inc., Paoli, PA, (800)858-0860, www.principiaproducts.com.
This article originally appeared in the 12/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.