DWJ in Israeli newspaper
rohina at shaw.ca
Wed Feb 18 18:49:22 EST 2004
>Considering all the things that wizards do by magic in the HP books, I don't
>understand  why they get wet when it rains -- this _can't_ be a very
>difficult spell -- [and cold when the weather's bad, etc.] and  why it
>takes a long time to grade exams.
I agree about the rain, but I understand about the exams. Unless they are
multiple guess (which you would assume would be self-grading) then they
have to be read. Essays have too many complexities to be graded by an
automatic process -- this is why computer marking programs are so hopeless.
They also have the same problem as the grammar checker in a word processor.
Plus, the results clearly have to go through some Ministry of Magic red
tape to make them official, so that adds at least a month.
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