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ERIC Number: EJ878559
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0959-4752
Effective Peer Assessment Processes: Research Findings and Future Directions
van Zundert, Marjo; Sluijsmans, Dominique; van Merrienboer, Jeroen
Learning and Instruction, v20 n4 p270-279 Aug 2010
Despite the popularity of peer assessment (PA), gaps in the literature make it difficult to describe exactly what constitutes effective PA. In a literature review, we divided PA into variables and then investigated their interrelatedness. We found that (a) PA's psychometric qualities are improved by the training and experience of peer assessors; (b) the development of domain-specific skills benefits from PA-based revision; (c) the development of PA skills benefits from training and is related to students' thinking style and academic achievement, and (d) student attitudes towards PA are positively influenced by training and experience. We conclude with recommendations for future research. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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