Ask any professor what he or she dislikes about the career and the answer is likely to be "Grading." However, effective grading is one of the most important components if student learning. The shorter the feedback cycle, the more likely students are to learn from their mistakes.
The MyEducator Add-in for Microsoft Excel is designed to take the effort out of grading assignments and give students detailed feedback. When assignments are properly configured, they can be evaluated for hundreds of criteria in a matter of seconds. Student work is uploaded and saved for later review all with no intervention by professors, graders, or teaching assistants.
ATLAS is the automated technology learning assessment system within the add-in. It is a technology that is adopted by textbook publishers to provided integrated grading of assignments that accompany collegiate texts. This add-in is currently used by the electronic textbook publisher, MyEducator. In order to use this add-ins full capability, a free MyEducator account must be made in order to access further courses.