For assistance with using one of the self and peer assessment options within FLO, please contact your local eLearning support team.
Good practice guides and tip sheets
Good practice guides and tip sheets have been developed to support quality in both curriculum design and teaching practice. Good practice guides provide
a pedagogical overview and tip sheets provide you with practical strategies and ideas for implementation. Links to assignment-related resources are provided below.
Self and peer assessment activities are valuable learning experiences for students if scaffolded well. Discussion about the process (as well as rubrics or other guides) is helpful so that students are comfortable assessing their peers and supported to do so. These two types of assessment are examples of authentic learning – self-assessment helps students in their life post-study (particularly in the workplace, where reflection plays a strong role in performance and professional development), and peer assessment helps students to critically but instructively examine the ideas and opinions of others (also workplace relevant). Peer review aligns with a critical review of academic and other educational resources.
There are two options for adding this type of activity to your teaching: