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ERIC Number: EJ785773
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Oct
Pages: 10
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 4
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0379-7724
Student Peer Review as a Tool for Efficiently Achieving Subject-Specific and Generic Learning Outcomes: Examples in Botany at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade
Quarrie, Sofija Pekic
Higher Education in Europe, v32 n2-3 p203-212 Oct 2007
Several teachers at the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Belgrade recognised the need to improve teaching methods in order to actively involve students in the teaching process, help them learn more effectively, and reduce the low exam pass rate. This led to a purpose-designed course on improving academic skills, after which the author has been implementing interactive teaching methods for the past three academic years, with positive results in improving student exam performances as well as enabling the acquisition of valuable generic skills. Presented here are attempts to test students' ability to assess themselves and each other by introducing student peer reviewing and student self-assessment exercises. (Contains 1 figure, 4 tables, and 1 footnote.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Serbia