Track L: Peer assessment

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  • Blackboard has announced that they will no longer be supporting WebCT Vista the system behind Oasisplus as of January 2013, we would be required to move to the new Blackboard product – this has given us opportunity to review technology that’s supports our supports our learning and teaching and assessment
  • Blackboard has announced that they will no longer be supporting WebCT Vista the system behind Oasisplus as of January 2013, we would be required to move to the new Blackboard product – this has given us opportunity to review technology that’s supports our supports our learning and teaching and assessment
  • Blackboard has announced that they will no longer be supporting WebCT Vista the system behind Oasisplus as of January 2013, we would be required to move to the new Blackboard product – this has given us opportunity to review technology that’s supports our supports our learning and teaching and assessment
  • What do we actually mean by the term Virtual learning environment .We are using the term virtual learning environment to mean the process of “virtualisation of learning, teaching and assessment activity” rather than an established propriety system such as Oasisplus/Blackboard. That is simply the method of delivery
  • What do we actually mean by the term Virtual learning environment .We are using the term virtual learning environment to mean the process of “virtualisation of learning, teaching and assessment activity” rather than an established propriety system such as Oasisplus/Blackboard. That is simply the method of delivery
  • What do we actually mean by the term Virtual learning environment .We are using the term virtual learning environment to mean the process of “virtualisation of learning, teaching and assessment activity” rather than an established propriety system such as Oasisplus/Blackboard. That is simply the method of delivery
  • Track L: Peer assessment

    1. 1. Peer Assessment<br />Alex ChapmanEducational Development Unit CLTE <br />
    2. 2. Session Aims<br />This session will explore the opportunities provided by OASISplus and Turnitin for peer review. The session will focus on the use of PeerMark within Turnitin and Oasisplus discussions to facilitate the provision of peer to peer feedback.<br />
    3. 3. Peer Assessment ?<br />“Peer assessment is the assessment of student work by other students, This might be used for formative feedback or summative grading purposes.”<br />Source: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/hlst/resources/a-zdirectory/peer_assessment<br />
    4. 4. Peer Assessment ?<br />“Students providing feedback to other students, while at the same time developing comparative and critical analysis skills of their own.”<br />Brown and Dove (1990)<br />
    5. 5. Benefits<br /><ul><li>Help students to better understand assessment criteria.
    6. 6. Gives students a sense of ownership over assessment
    7. 7. encouraging students to be more involved and take more responsibility for their learning
    8. 8. encourages critical analysis of student work, students focus on feedback not grade
    9. 9. Increasing feedback to students while reducing marking loads for staff</li></ul>Source:Contemporaryissues in assessment in health sciences and practice education, September 2010<br />
    10. 10. Disadvantages<br /><ul><li>Students lack ability to evaluate each other.
    11. 11. Don’t take the process seriously.
    12. 12. Fear discrimination.</li></li></ul><li>Peer Mark Assessment Tool<br />
    13. 13. Peer Assessment Tools<br /><ul><li>Online discussion boards
    14. 14. Web 2.0 Tools, Blogs, Wiki’s, Twitter, Facebook
    15. 15. WebPA Online Peer and Self-Assessment Application</li></li></ul><li>Top Tips<br /><ul><li>Plan carefully in advance and prepare students.
    16. 16. Engage students in a discussion around assessment and the marking criteria.
    17. 17. Use feedback to encourage a sense of reciprocal responsibilities and benefits in the process.
    18. 18. Be clear about all stages of the assessment process including your role as a lecturer.
    19. 19. Try and build peer assessment into the curriculum.
    20. 20. Take the leap and try it.</li></ul>Source:Contemporaryissues in assessment in health sciences and practice education, September 2010<br />
    21. 21. References <br />HEA, Contemporary issues in assessment in health sciences and practice education, September 2010<br />http://turnitin.com/static/training/instructor_peermark_overview.php<br />http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/elearningcapital/xinstit1/webpa.aspx<br />http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/hlst/resources/a-zdirectory/peer_assessment<br />

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