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ERIC Number: EJ1017548
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Dec
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1492-3831
Peer Feedback to Facilitate Project-Based Learning in an Online Environment
Ching, Yu-Hui; Hsu, Yu-Chang
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, v14 n5 p258-276 Dec 2013
There has been limited research examining the pedagogical benefits of peer feedback for facilitating project-based learning in an online environment. Using a mixed method approach, this paper examines graduate students' participation and perceptions of peer feedback activity that supports project-based learning in an online instructional design course. Our findings indicate that peer feedback can be implemented in an online learning environment to effectively support project-based learning. Students actively participated in the peer feedback activity and responded positively about how the peer feedback activity facilitated their project-based learning experiences. The results of content analysis exploring the peer feedback reveal that learners were mostly supportive of peers' work and they frequently asked questions to help advance their peers' thinking. The implications and challenges of implementing peer feedback activity in an online learning environment are discussed.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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