Share Paper: A Web-Based Peer Interaction Framework for Improved Assessment and Supervision of Students

  1. Michael Mogessie, DISI – Universita' degli Studi di Trento, Italy
  2. Giuseppe Riccardi, DISI – Universita' degli Studi di Trento, Italy
  3. Marco Ronchetti, DISI – Universita' degli Studi di Trento, Italy
Tuesday, June 24 5:35-5:55 PM B3109

Abstract: One of the challenges of both traditional and contemporary instructional media in higher education is creating a sustainable teaching-learning environment that ensures continuous engagement of students and provides efficient means of assessing their performance. We present a peer-based framework designed to increase active participation of students in courses administered in both traditional and blended learning settings. Students are continuously engaged in attention-eliciting tasks and are assessed by their peers. The framework allows semi-automated assignment of tasks to students. In completing these tasks, students ask questions, answer questions from other students, evaluate the quality of question-answer pairs and rate answers provided ...