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ERIC Number: EJ892842
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0735-6331
Peer Feedback in a Large Undergraduate Blended Course: Perceptions of Value and Learning
Ertmer, Peggy A.; Richardson, Jennifer C.; Lehman, James D.; Newby, Timothy J.; Cheng, Xi; Mong, Christopher; Sadaf, Ayesha
Journal of Educational Computing Research, v43 n1 p67-88 2010
This study examined students' perceptions of peer feedback and learning in a large, undergraduate course that incorporated supplementary online discussions. Peer feedback (PF) was facilitated via an automated rating system, within Blackboard discussion forums, for half of the students enrolled in the course. Following the peer feedback process, students in the PF group perceived higher levels of confidence and comfort for posting and responding in online discussions than students who did not receive peer feedback. A significant difference was noted on perceptions of confidence for contributing relevant ideas to the discussions, with the PF students expressing higher levels of confidence, yet not all students perceived benefits to their learning. Implications for the implementation of peer feedback in online and blended courses are provided. (Contains 3 figures and 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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