Designing, implementing and evaluating a self-and-peer assessment tool for e-learning environments

Tucker, Richard, Fermelis, Jan and Palmer, Stuart 2009, Designing, implementing and evaluating a self-and-peer assessment tool for e-learning environments, in E-learning technologies and evidence-based assessment approaches, Information Science Reference, Hershey, Pa., pp.170-194.

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Title Designing, implementing and evaluating a self-and-peer assessment tool for e-learning environments
Author(s) Tucker, Richard
Fermelis, Jan
Palmer, Stuart
Title of book E-learning technologies and evidence-based assessment approaches
Editor(s) Spratt, Christine
Lajbcygier, Paul
Publication date 2009
Chapter number 10
Total chapters 16
Start page 170
End page 194
Total pages 25
Publisher Information Science Reference
Place of Publication Hershey, Pa.
Keyword(s) designing
e-tools
Summary There is considerable evidence of student scepticism regarding the purpose of team assignments and high levels of concerns for the fairnesss of assessment when all team members receive the same grade.  This chapter considers online self-and-peer assessment (SAPA) as a fair, valid and reliable method aof assessing team processes and individualising grades.  A pilot studey is detailed that evaluated an online self-and-peer continuous assessment (SAPCA- a particular form of SAPA) tool originally developed for small classess of architecuture students.  The tool wa adapted for large classess of up to 1,000 business communication students in a semster.  THe student sample trialling SAPCA studies on three dispersed campuses, as well as in off-campus and off-shore modes.  The cahpter proceeds from a literature review of SAPA, to a description of findings from four years of research, testin and development, and finally to a case study of SAPCA implementation with a total of 1,800 students enrolled in a business communication program.
ISBN 9781605664101
1605664103
9781605664118
1605664111
Language eng
Field of Research 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
Socio Economic Objective 930201 Pedagogy
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
ERA Research output type B Book chapter
HERDC collection year 2009
Copyright notice ©2009, IGI Global
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30019955

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