Colleges outsource grading papers to IndiaSubmitted by Clint on Mon, 05/03/2010 - 19:41
A veteran university professor frustrated with the tedium and time of grading papers has created a company that outsources the job to India.
With a dozen clients in academia and a thick skin, Dr. Chandru Rajam is prepared to weather the outrage EduMetry Inc. of Herndon, Va., has set off.
Virtual-TA, which hires offshore university-educated staff to assess, grade and comment on student assignments, is only one of the EduMetry services. But it is by far the most controversial.