ERIC Number: EJ1146993
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Abstractor: As Provided
Technology-Enhanced Peer Review: Benefits and Implications of Providing Multiple Reviews
Papadopoulos, Pantelis M.; Lagkas, Thomas D.; Demetriadis, Stavros N.
Educational Technology & Society, v20 n3 p69-81 2017
This study analyses the impact of self and peer feedback in technology-enhanced peer review settings. The impact of receiving peer comments ("receiver" perspective) is compared to that of reaching own insights by reviewing others' work ("giver" perspective). In this study, 38 sophomore students were randomly assigned in two conditions and engaged in peer review activity facilitated by a web-based learning environment asking them to provide multiple reviews. In the Peer Reviewed (PR) condition students both reviewed peer work and received peer comments for their own work. By contrast, in the Self Reviewed (SR) condition students provided peer reviews, but did not receive any. Instead, they were asked to perform self reviewing, before proceeding to any revisions of their work. Result showed that the two groups were comparable in all aspects, suggesting that the lack of getting peer reviews can be efficiently alleviated by other type of scaffolds such as a scripted self review process. Overall, the study provides evidence that the review "giver" perspective (as opposed to the typical "receiver" perspective) is a vital option and has noteworthy implications for the design of technological systems that aim to flexibly support more efficient peer review schemes.
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Technology Uses in Education, College Students, Educational Technology, Comparative Analysis, Feedback (Response), Pretests Posttests, Interviews, Student Attitudes, Statistical Analysis, Content Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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