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Web Pa Netskills

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WebPA workshop presentation for Netskills at Oxford and Newcastle.

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Web Pa Netskills

  1. 1. Nicola Wilkinson Cardiff, 16 September 2008 … enables every team member to recognise individual contributions to group work
  2. 2. A well known criticism of assessed group work is that each student receives the same team mark, regardless of individual performance
  3. 3. By using WebPA to peer assess group work, each student received an adjusted mark Marked by students, the people that know!
  4. 4. Each person has been randomly allocated a name from a TV programme. There are 4-5 people in each group Find the other members of your group… Group Formation
  5. 5. As a group, produce a poster on the paper provided based on the following question… What enhances the student learning experience? You have 20 minutes… Group Task
  6. 6. <ul><li>You will be asked to assess your self and others in your team in relation to the following criteria…. </li></ul><ul><li>Co-operation </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Enthusiasm </li></ul><ul><li>Organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Contribution </li></ul>Assessment
  7. 7. <ul><li>http:// webpaos.lboro.ac.uk </li></ul>Taking the assessment
  8. 8. http://webpaos.lboro.ac.uk Marking and reporting
  9. 9. “ Overall, marking is honest and credible” Dr Keith Pond Business School Loughborough University Dr Carol Robinson Assistant Director (Teaching and Learning) Mathematics Education Centre Loughborough University “ Students are much more satisfied – complaints have almost disappeared.”
  10. 10. “ Some of the best modules during my Engineering degree were group based modules. The combination of the team working and the peer assessment was a great introduction to working in a team within industry.” Alan Curtis Research Engineer JCB Power Systems Ltd
  11. 11. &quot;WebPA is now embedded in our first year and will be for the next five years. Typically 180-200 students will be subjected to.. [WebPA] ..every year.&quot; Dr Bob Cherry Manchester Metropolitan University “ We are impressed with the success of the WebPA project and the impact on group work in higher education.” David Kernohan Programme Manager eLearning Team JISC
  12. 12. Project Website: www.webpaproject.com WebPA Demonstrator: http://webpaos.lboro.ac.uk WebPA mail list: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/WEBPA.html Contact email: n.wilkinson@lboro.ac.uk

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