LOADING

Type to search

Peer Assessment: Benefits of Group Work

Peer and Self-Assessment

Peer Assessment: Benefits of Group Work

Print This Post
Share
With the increased use of group work in college courses, exploration of the role of peer assessment has broadened, as has its use. In one survey, 57 percent of students reported that their faculty had incorporated peer evaluations into group assignments. We've done articles on this topic before, but mostly we've highlighted resources, specifically good instruments that direct peers to provide feedback in those areas known to influence group outcomes. Recent literature includes a variety of peer assessment systems (find three examples referenced at the end of this article), many of them online programs that expedite the collection, tabulation, and distribution of the results. Here's a list of the benefits of making peer assessment part of group learning experiences.

To continue reading, you must be a Teaching Professor Subscriber. Please log in or sign up for full access.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.