Assessment Using Peer Review
What is Peer Review?
Peer review is having students review each other's written work and oral presentations.
For in depth information and step-by-step guide, including sample peer review questions and guidelines for students see Peer Review from the Starting Point site.
Calibrated Peer Review (CPR)™ (CPR) (more info) is a web-based writing and peer review tool free to instructors and their classes. Students write short essays, submit the essays online, read and assign a score to three other "calibration" essays. Students read and score three anonymous peer essays as well as their own essay.
- See Examples from Introductory Geoscience Courses. The Starting Point site includes numerous examples from introductory courses.
- The Environmental Assessment Course example uses peer review of student presentations.
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