UNI1001 Challenges of Giving Peer Feedback in Peer Assessment Paper

Using your own words, answer each of the following questions:

  1. What is peer assessment, and why do we use it at University of the People?
  2. What are the benefits of peer assessment?
  3. What are the challenges of giving peer feedback in peer assessment?
  4. What are the challenges of receiving peer feedback in peer assessment?
  5. What strategies will you use to peer assess written assignments? How will you assess discussion assignments?

Your written assignment should be submitted in a Word document (or similar program) and should be at least 1-2 pages in length, double-spaced with 1-inch margins, and written in Times New Roman size 12 font. You should provide a word count at the end of your written assignment.

Here are references that can be used, not all just whatever you find plausible, but needs to be at-least 1, outside references are allowed but 1 must come from this list

Al-Shalchi, O. N. (2005). The effectiveness and development of online discussions. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 5(1). Retrieved from http://jolt.merlot.org/vol5no1/al-shalchi_0309.htm

While this article is intended for designing discussion forums, it also provides a good overview of why discussion forums are effective learning tools. As you read, focus on the strengths and benefits of online discussions. Why do you think discussions are helpful when you learn?

College success. (2015). Retrieved from http://open.lib.umn.edu/collegesuccess/ or download the pdf.

  • Read Chapter 8: Writing for Classes

Rosa, S. S., Coutinho, C. P., & Flores, M. A. (2016). Online peer assessment: Method and digital technologies. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 228, 418–423. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/J.SBSPRO.2016.07.064 or download the pdf.

Saint Leo University. (2016, November 17). 20 tips for writing an A+ discussion post for your online class. Retrieved from https://www.saintleo.edu/blog/20-tips-for-writing-…

University of New South Wales Sydney. (2018). Answering assignment questions. Retrieved from

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