Student Pres 300407

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Student Pres 300407

  1. 1. WebPA Introduction to WebPA online Assessment
  2. 2. 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: <ul><li>Group product: </li></ul><ul><li>What is the quality of the final outcome (the presentation or report)? </li></ul><ul><li>Group process: </li></ul><ul><li>How successfully has the group worked together? </li></ul><ul><li>How effectively have you managed your work? </li></ul><ul><li>Individual contribution: </li></ul><ul><li>You may be asked to submit a report focusing on your contribution to the group activity as a whole. </li></ul>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.
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. Why Self and Peer Assessment <ul><li>You … </li></ul><ul><li>have a chance to reflect on how you worked in the group </li></ul><ul><li>can assess how your team mates have worked in the group anonymously </li></ul><ul><li>get a greater amount of feedback </li></ul>
  5. 5. Brief History of WebPA <ul><li>Originally a paper based system </li></ul><ul><li>First online peer assessment system at Loughborough 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Current WebPA went live two years ago (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Widely used across the university </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 10 departments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 2,500 students have used WebPA </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. How to use WebPA <ul><li>Go to </li></ul><ul><li>http://webpa.lboro.ac.uk/ </li></ul>
  8. 8. How to use WebPA <ul><li>Find your assessment </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Assessment
  10. 10. Where do I get help? <ul><li>General help </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From your tutor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Refresher information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// webpa.lboro.ac.uk/tours.php?tours:students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://webpaproject.lboro.ac.uk/index.php?section=26 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technical </li></ul>
  11. 11. Is WebPA fair? <ul><li>Research shows grades given are “ as reliable as normal methods of marking ” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Questions…

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