Peer assessment is a sophisticated skill that can take time to acquire and master and this is one of the reasons it is much heralded but little used in many educational contexts. Conducted in pairs or groups, peer assessment is an activity where learners adopt the role of critical friend and benefit from sharing ideas and insights. It involves the sharing and sometimes the negotiation of assessment criteria and can lead to a deeper understanding of and engagement with the assessment ...
Peer and Self Assessment
Peer and self assessment