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A device used to scan prepared forms used for multiple-choice and true-or-false testing.
The prepared forms used in such devices
Origin: From Scantron, a manufacturer of the devices.
Scantron Corporation is an American company based in Eagan, Minnesota, that supports test technology ranging from online systems to paper form options. They are best known for their machine-readable paper forms on which students mark answers to academic multiple-choice test questions and the optical mark recognition and imaging scanners that read them. To analyze those answers, the machines use OMR- and image-based data collection software. In addition to its forms and scanners, Scantron provides a variety of web- and desktop-based assessment software, including the Codie Award Finalists Achievement Series® and Performance Series®. Scantron Analytics and Scantron Assessment Analytics provide true big-data analytics tools for educational customers. These tools provide a powerful analytics engine, powered by QlikView®, that eliminates the need for a data warehouse. Scantron also provides one of the top course evaluation solutions, Class Climate®, that helps colleges, universities, and corporations request and process feedback on classes, events, and other surveys using online forms, paper forms, or a combination of both.
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