Peer assessing in Higher Education: perspectives of students and staff

Sealey, Rebecca Maree (2013) Peer assessing in Higher Education: perspectives of students and staff. Education Research and Perspectives, 40. pp. 276-298.

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Abstract

The aim of this paper was to provide a brief overview of contemporary peer assessment literature and to report the findings of a project investigating the subjective experiences and attitudes of students and staff who participate in a peer assessment task. Twenty-four students, a lecturer and a subject coordinator participated in the study. Students completed pre- and post-peer assessment task surveys and the lecturer participated in a one-on-one interview. While students predominantly agreed that peer assessment was a positive and worthwhile experience, three themes emerged for future consideration, these are: validity and objectivity, confidence, and workload.

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Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1446-0017
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Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2014 00:21
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130209 Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy @ 100%
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