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ERIC Number: EJ782878
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 1
ISSN: ISSN-0887-2376
Assessing Student Presentations from Three Perspectives
Sterling, Donna R.
Science Scope, v31 n5 p34-37 Jan 2008
Analyzing student presentations from three perspectives--expert, peer, and self--provides extended feedback and opportunities to learn. All three of these are helpful and serve different purposes. The expert (teacher) feedback shows how the teacher views student work and often assigns a grade. Peer analysis provides students doing the analysis an opportunity to determine what makes the most difference in clarity of science, interest in examples, or quality of work; while providing students receiving the feedback with different perspectives to consider. Self-assessment encourages critical-thinking analysis and improvement (NRC 1996). In this article, the author discusses how to assess student presentations from the three perspectives, (1) expert analysis; (2) peer analysis; and (3) self-assessment. She also describes how to structure individual or group presentations so that students receive feedback from multiple perspectives. (Contains 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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