Accounting students used homework-grading software and were generally happy with it but its use did not improve their grades unless they had used similar software previously. These are the results of a longitudinal study regarding their perceptions of use of the software. Even though the homework counted for 20% of their grade and they had unlimited attempts to make 100% each week, very few of them took advantage of the opportunity. They would work until they were satisfied with their grade and stop or they world start working late and run out of time before they finished. They knew it was useful and they intended to use it, but 80% of them stopped before making 100% on each assignment. Student responses also reflected the instructor had significantly more “power” at the beginning of the term but by the end, their peer’s influence had increased while the teacher’s influence had waned.
Khanlarian, Cindi and King, Ruth, "Student Perceptions of Online Homework Grading Software" (2008). AMCIS 2008 Proceedings. 308.