Basnet, Badri and Brodie, Lyn and Worden, John (2010) Peer assessment of assignment. In: FIE 2010: Celebrating 40 Years of Innovation , 27-30 Oct 2010, Washington, DC. United States.
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We have appraised the effectiveness of peer assessment of assignments in aiding student learning at the University of Southern Queensland. Each student was randomly allocated two peers’ assignments for double-blind assessment. A marking rubric was provided. More than 95% of the class participated in the process. Students’ peer-assessment work was evaluated by the instructor. Over 80% of the students assessed their peers satisfactorily. Students' learning experiences, attitudes and behavior towards the peer assessment system was surveyed. More than 60% of the students considered peer assessment a useful learning tool. However 25% remained unconvinced. Most of these students either fully or partially subscribed to William Perry's position of 'dualism'. About 55% found the feedback from their peer's useful. Surprisingly, >69% of the students believed that the peer assessment had nothing to contribute towards a students' community of practice.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
|Additional Information:||Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher's copyright restrictions.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||peer assessment; assignment; dualism; feedback; double-blind; marking rubric|
|Depositing User:||Dr Badri Basnet|
|Date Deposited:||06 Jan 2011 05:18|
|Last Modified:||03 Jul 2013 00:09|
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