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ERIC Number: EJ1085908
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISSN: EISSN-2289-3024
Students' Perceptions on Self- and Peer-Assessment in Enhancing Learning Experience
Siow, Lee-Fong
Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, v3 n2 p21-35 2015
This study reports the effectiveness of self- and peer-assessment in improving students' learning experience. Students in a group of four were required to submit two self-assessments, one after the first submission and the other during the final submission of the assignment. An anonymous assignment was then given to each group for a peer-based assessment. Students were asked to respond to the comments given in the peer-assessment and were given the chance to revise their assignment before the final submission. The results show that both self-and peer-assessments were perceived as enabling students to become more critical, work in a more structured way and think more deeply. Peer-assessment was especially highly regarded, as students felt they learned more from the given feedback and became analytical after the peer-assessment. Although most of the students felt that both the self- and peer-assessments were time consuming, they would love to have peer-assessment in their future assignment.
University of Malaya Faculty of Education. Kuala Lumpur 50603 Malaysia. Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Tests/Questionnaires; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia