A Research on the Application of Automatic Essay Scoring System to University’s English Writing Education in the Era of Big Data: Taking Pigaiwang as an Example

Ying LIU


ields of life, such as the field of business, behavior analysis, education and so on, people in the world are facing changes from stem to stern. In China, Pigaiwang is one of the most popular online writing automatic essays scoring system among university students based on big data and cloud services (Zhang, 2013). How to deal with these newly sprout things is a big challenge for all concerned, and implementing a reform in university’s English writing education is also unavoidable. Therefore the research on the university’s writing education in the era of big data is a tendency. This article discusses the concepts and features of big data, and reveals how online writing automatic essay scoring system can take effect on university’s writing education, and finally gives suggestion for all concerned to confront with the challenge also the opportunity so that the quality of university’s writing education can be promoted.


Big data; automatic essay scoring system; Feedback

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