Denny, P., Hamer, J., Luxton-Reilly, A. and Purchase, H. C. (2008) PeerWise. In: 8th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research, Lieksa, Finland, 13-16 Nov 2008, pp. 109-112. ISBN 9781605583853 (doi: 10.1145/1595356.1595378)

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PeerWise is a web-based system that allows multiple-choice question banks to be built solely from student input. The system provides a number of intrinsic reward structures that encourage students to contribute high-quality questions in the complete absence of instructor moderation. Several opportunities for learning arise, spanning the range from simple drill-and-practice exercises to deep, reflective study. Affective skills are also developed, as students are challenged to give and receive critical feedback and provide quality judgements.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hamer, Dr John and Purchase, Dr Helen
Authors: Denny, P., Hamer, J., Luxton-Reilly, A., and Purchase, H. C.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
L Education > L Education (General)
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science

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