How to create effective Feedback Rubrics – The ebook
This is an updated version of our popular 2017 Guide to Feedback Rubrics with new examples and more great insight into how to implement peer feedback and rubrics. Feedback rubrics are so much more than a matrix, or a single point rubric. A feedback rubric ties together all the good parts of other rubrics and encourages […]
What is formative assessment?
Welcome to our deep dive on formative assessment. If you’re looking for the quick answer just scroll down for the tl;dr (too long; didn’t read). Otherwise join us as we take a look at what makes formative assessment so important. Formative assessment is a diagnostic tool that I’m sure each of us has used in […]
The learning benefits of providing peer reviews
In this series of blog posts we will dive into the literature around peer review and peer feedback. Each post will summarize the main findings of a different academic paper, find all our research summaries here. Technology-Enhanced Peer Review: Benefits and Implications of Providing Multiple Reviews. 2017 Authors: Pantelis M. Papadopoulos, Thomas D. Lagkas, and Stavros N. […]
Getting insights into student performance in Peergrade
We recently launched our new summary page on Peergrade! 🎉 The new summary page looks at student activity on a class level giving you an oversight of who has submitted, who forgot to give feedback and how students have progressed throughout the course. Let’s take a look at just a few of the ways the […]
How does student accountability effect peer reviews?
In this series of blog posts we will dive into the literature around peer review and peer feedback. Each post will summarize the main findings of a different academic paper. Find all our research summaries here. "Accountability in peer assessment: examining the effects of reviewing grades on peer ratings and peer feedback" Authors: Melissa M. […]
Teaching Digital Literacy through Fake News
Today, our classrooms are becoming more and more crowded. Demands on our time, our resources, and our students are increasing. But there’s one new topic that’s getting a lot of attention. Fake news.   Considering the far-reaching effects that fake news can have, it’s more important than ever to focus on critical thinking and strengthening […]
Flipped Learning in the University Classroom
Flipped learning put students at the center of learning and put teachers on the sidelines helping and guiding the students. Flipped classrooms vary in setup but the key component is that instructors are not standing in front of the class lecturing but answering questions and offering support as students work on projects and hands on […]