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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. Scantron provides products and services for assessments and surveys world-wide. Scantron deals with forms printing and scanner manufacturing. It operates in 98% of the US school districts, 56 countries, 48 ministries of education, and 94 of the top 100 US universities. They are best known for their machine-readable paper forms on which students mark answers to 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 web- and desktop-based assessment software. Scantron is a division of M&F Worldwide. Scantron was a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council from 2010 until it resigned from the organization in 2012.
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