marking bias

marking bias

[′märk·iŋ ‚bī·əs]
(communications)
Bias distortion that lengthens the marking impulse.
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The possibility that gender stereotypes may bias marking has received more attention than most aspects of marking bias.
However, it appears to have been little exploited for occupational ratings and not at all in relation to marking bias.
Whilst there are ambiguities of interpretation, which have been discussed, the use of structural equation modelling provides a valuable new handle on marking bias.