Workshop in Moodle: a tool for peer critiquing

Brown, C., Honeychurch, S. and Munro, J. (2011) Workshop in Moodle: a tool for peer critiquing. In: 2011 International Computer Assisted Assessment (CAA) Conference Research into E-Assessment, Southampton, UK, 5-6 Jul 2011,

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Abstract

This paper will begin with a brief discussion of the benefits of peer assessment and peer critiquing. In particular, it will examine how both can be beneficial in helping to introduce, and reinforce, valuable graduate attributes in students throughout their university careers. It will then examine the tools available at the University of Glasgow and evaluate them in terms of their strengths and weaknesses. In order to explain this in detail, a real life case study from a third year class in Nursing will be presented. The paper will conclude that, while there are obvious benefits to peer critiquing tools being used with a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), some modifications are necessary in order to make them more easily usable by staff and students.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Honeychurch, Ms Sarah and Brown, Mr Craig
Authors: Brown, C., Honeychurch, S., and Munro, J.
College/School:University Services > Learning and Teaching Services Division
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with permission of the organisation

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