de Raadt, Michael and Lai, David and Watson, Richard (2008) An evaluation of electronic individual peer assessment in an introductory programming course. In: 7th Baltic Sea Conference on Computing Education Research (Koli Calling 2007), 15-18 Nov 2007, Koli National Park, Finland.
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[Abstract]: Peer learning is a powerful pedagogical practice delivering improved outcomes over conventional teacher-student interactions while offering marking relief to instructors. Peer review enables learning by requiring students to evaluate the work of others. PRAISE is an on-line peer-review system that facilitates anonymous review and delivers prompt feedback from multiple sources. This study is an evaluation of the use of PRAISE in an introductory programming course. Use of the system is examined and attitudes of novice programmers towards the use of peer review are compared to those of students from other disciplines, raising a number of interesting issues. Recommendations are made to introductory programming instructors who may be considering peer review in assignments.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||introductory programming, assessment, peer review|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0803 Computer Software > 080308 Programming Languages|
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation
|Subjects:||280000 Information, Computing and Communication Sciences > 289900 Other Information, Computing and Communication Sciences|
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||UNSPECIFIED|
|Deposited On:||21 Apr 2008 12:42|
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