Gradeer: An Open-Source Modular Hybrid Grader

by Ben Clegg, Maria-Cruz Villa-Uriol, Phil McMinn, and Gordon Fraser

International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) — Joint Track on Software Engineering Education and Training (JSEET)



Automated assessment has been shown to greatly simplify the process of assessing students’ programs. However, manual assessment still offers benefits to both students and tutors. We introduce Gradeer, a hybrid assessment tool, which allows tutors to leverage the advantages of both automated and manual assessment. The tool features a modular design, allowing new grading functionality to be added. Gradeer directly assists manual grading, by automatically loading code inspectors, running students’ programs, and allowing grading to be stopped and resumed in place at a later time. We used Gradeer to assess an end of year assignment for an introductory Java programming ... [more]


Reference

Ben Clegg, Maria-Cruz Villa-Uriol, Phil McMinn, and Gordon Fraser. Gradeer: An Open-Source Modular Hybrid Grader. International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) — Joint Track on Software Engineering Education and Training (JSEET), 2021


Bibtex Entry
@inproceedings{Clegg2021,
  author    = "Clegg, Ben and Villa-Uriol, Maria-Cruz and McMinn, Phil and Fraser, Gordon",
  title     = "Gradeer: An Open-Source Modular Hybrid Grader",
  booktitle = "International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) --- Joint Track on Software Engineering Education and Training (JSEET)",
  year      = "2021"
}