ERIC Number: ED501727
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Self, Peer and Group Assessment in E-Learning
Roberts, Tim S.
Information Science Publishing
Contributions from researchers and practitioners involved in self, peer and group assessment in an online or e-learning environment investigate how assessment practices can be used to assist and improve the learning process. The book describes the principal characteristics of self, peer and group assessment; presents guidelines for effective implementation, highlighting both benefits and problems; and provides examples in a variety of subject areas from secondary school students in different countries, large undergraduate classes, and Master's level courses. The aim is to encourage the development of higher-quality learning and assessment practices, ones in which the learners themselves assume a greater responsibility for, and play a more active role in, their own learning. Thirteen chapters include: (1) Self, Peer, and Group Assessment in E-Learning: An Introduction (Tim S. Roberts); (2) A Case Study in Peer Evaluation for Second Language Teachers in Training (Pamela L. Anderson-Mejias); (3) Peer and Self-Assessment in Portuguese Engineering Education (Natascha van Hattum-Janssen and Pedro C. C. Pimenta); (4) Learning and Assessment: A Case Study--Going the Full Monty (Mary Panko); (5) A Case Study of the Integration of Self, Peer, and Group Assessment in a Core First-Year Educational Psychology Unit through Flexible Delivery Implementation (Rozz Albon); (6) Culture of Critique: Online Learning Circles and Peer Reviews in Graduate Education (Margaret Riel, James Rhoads, and Eric Ellis); (7) Learning English for Technical Purposes: The LENTEC Project (Anne Dragemark); (8) Self and Peer Assessment in a Problem-Based Learning Environment: Learning English by Solving a Technical Problem--A Case Study (Bernarda Kosel); (9) Evaluating Designs for Web-Assisted Peer and Group Assessment (Paul Lam and Carmel McNaught); (10) How's My Writing? Using Online Peer Feedback to Improve Performance in the Composition Classroom (Vanessa Paz Dennen and Gabriel Jones); (11) Interpersonal Assessment: Evaluating Others in Online Learning Environments (Aditya Johri); (12) A Framework for Assessing Self, Peer, and Group Performance in E-Learning (Thanasis Daradoumis, Fatos Xhafa, and Angel Alejandro Juan Perez); and (13) E-Assessment: The Demise of Exams and the Rise of Generic Attribute Assessment for Improved Student Learning (Darrall Thompson).
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Internet, Peer Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Evaluation, Case Studies, Secondary School Students, College Students, Language Teachers, Teacher Education, Engineering Education, Learning, Educational Psychology, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study, English for Science and Technology, Problem Based Learning, Writing Evaluation, Writing Improvement
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Higher Education; Secondary Education
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