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    • WebPA Introduction to WebPA online Assessment
    • How is group work measured? Self and peer assessment Group work is often assessed on more than one level. Some of the most common are as follows:
      • Group product:
      • What is the quality of the final outcome (the presentation or report)?
      • Group process:
      • How successfully has the group worked together?
      • How effectively have you managed your work?
      • Individual contribution:
      • You may be asked to submit a report focusing on your contribution to the group activity as a whole.
      Self and peer assessment : Sometimes students are asked to assess their own performance and/or the contributions of others. This may or may not contribute to the final group mark.
    • Why Self and Peer Assessment What is self assessment? make judgements about your own work or performance as a member of a team What is peer assessment? make judgements about the performance of your colleagues
    • Why Self and Peer Assessment
      • You …
      • have a chance to reflect on how you worked in the group
      • can assess how your team mates have worked in the group anonymously
      • get a greater amount of feedback
    • Brief History of WebPA
      • Originally a paper based system
      • First online peer assessment system at Loughborough 1998
      • Current WebPA went live two years ago (2005)
      • Widely used across the university
        • Over 10 departments
        • Over 2,500 students have used WebPA
    • What is WebPA? Designed for teams carrying out group work Each team member marks/grades their own and colleagues performance The grades are calculated by WebPA An online peer moderated marking system
    • How to use WebPA
      • Go to
    • How to use WebPA
      • Find your assessment
    • The Assessment
    • Where do I get help?
      • General help
        • From your tutor
      • Refresher information
        • http://
      • Technical
    • Is WebPA fair?
      • Research shows grades given are “ as reliable as normal methods of marking ”
    • Questions…