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|Founder||William E. Sanders|
|Headquarters||Eagan, Minnesota, United States|
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 (OMR) 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.
- Mark sense
- Tabulating machine
- Optical mark recognition
- Optical character recognition
- Course evaluation
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