Blackboard - Creating self and peer assessments
Peer assessment feedback can improve comprehension of the material for both the assessed peer and the student who provides the evaluation. This wiki shows how lecturers can create peer- and/or self-assessments for students.
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Self and Peer-Assessment #
Lecturers can set up self- and peer assessments for students in their courses. This assessment method has the following steps:
- Lecturers create Self-and peer assesssment
- Student Submissions within the submission date range
- Student Evaluation of their own and/or a number of the predefined peer assessments within the evaluation date range
- Feedback from peers will be available after the evaluation deadline.
Create Self-and Peer Assessments #
- Select Self- and Peer Assessment from the Assessments menu in the preferred course content area:
This opens the Create Self and Peer Assessment menu:
- Select New or Import (if you have a previous assessment you want to re-use)
- Give the assessment a Name
- Write necessary Instructions to your students
- Set the Submission start and end dates This will be the initial submission dates for students. The evaluation period may commence after the submission deadline.
- Set the Evaluation start and end dates The submissions will be randomly distributed to the students for evaluation.
- Define Options
- Allow Anonymous Evaluation: This option hides the names of the submitters and the evaluators
- Allow Self Evaluation: Activates self-evaluation.
- Show Evaluation Results to Submitter: Enables the students to see the evaluations from their peers.
- Define the Number of Submissions to Evaluate
- Press Submit to save the settings. Proceed to the Assessment Canvas by clicking OK in the next page
Assessment Canvas #
In the Assessment Canvas lecturers get access to:
- Create Question(s)
- Search for Questions
- Preview Submissions and/or Evaluations
Create Questions #
- Assessment Canvas where lecturers can view and edit assessment questions and evaluation criteria. Lecturers can also preview the submission page or the evaluation page for the assessment.
- Properties where lectureres can edit the properties, instructions, availability and evaluation options.
- Export Assessment as a file that can be reused or shared.
- In the course area, select the View/Complete Assessment (C) link to begin an assessment.
Contact your lecturer if you can't find the assessment in your course.
- This takes you to the Take Assessment page:
Here you will find:
- (A) Instructions, Number of evaluations to complete, Submission and Evaluation date ranges
- (B) Questions (Only one question in this example)
- (C) Status (Here: Uncomplete)
- (D) OK to exit page
- Select a question link (B) to access the Response page:
- (A) Question
- (B) Response: Type your response here or
- (C) Atttach File to upload one or more files
- (D) Cancel to go back. Submit to proceed.
- You will get a confirmation (A) after you have submitted your answer(s). Status have changed to Completed (B). Press OK (C) to exit:
Note: It is possible to access and revise your submission until the submission deadline expires.
Peer-assesment evaluation will open after the initial submissions deadline:
- Students can access assessments with the same link they used to begin with View/Complete Assessment (C):
- On the Evaluation Overview page students will find a list of submitted work to assess (1). In this example Self-assessment has also been activated by the lecturer, and our student in this example Spot will see his name on his submission, the other submissions have been anonymized:
Go to the evaluation page by clicking on one of the listed submissions (1). Click OK (2) to exit.
- In the Evaluation page you will find:
- Submission information (A)
- Model Response (B) if provided by the lecturer
- Submission in-browser view (C) plus file download (D)
- Assessment Criteria (E) provided by the lecturer
- Feedback to the learner (F) can be written here. Constructive feedback is always valuable.
- Save and Submit (G) to proceed to the next assessment
- (H) Cancel to Exit or Submit to save evaluation for the current assessment
- Updated evaluation status will be shown in the Evaluation Overview when an evaluation has been submitted:
Feedback from Peers #
- Students can see evaluations and feedback from their peers by using the View/Complete Assessment (C) link:
- Feedback and comments will be available in the Results overview when the evaluation deadline has passed:
- Overview over results (A) Assessment Name, Submitter name = your name, Average Percentage, Average score
- Feedback to learner (B) Feedback to Learner (if provided by peer)and Points
See also #
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