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Making peer evaluations work in Online Learning

The article discusses a process for assessing Peer Evaluations for online learning. The types of assessments for Peer Evaluations contains some complex process where it particularly to sharing responses and Peers measuring each other’s level of participation on projects or assignments. The three grading strategies are Peer Evaluation with team grade, Team grade only, Self evaluation and team grade. Each provides the group members with a score or some type of measurement on team members levels of participation and contributions. (Onlinelearninginsights) Even though Peer Evaluations may have its ups and downs, or positive and negatives, it is important for students to learn and/or have some type of experience working with groups because in almost every career at some point or even regularly these students may be working with peers, groups or co-workers at some point in their careers.
REFERENCES:
Making peer evaluations work in Online Learning; Onlinelearninginsights.wordpress.com. website:
http://onlinelearninginsights.wordpress.com/2012/03/30/making-peer-evaluations-work-in-
online-learning/, 2012.

 

6 Online Rubric Makers Worth Trying

The article provides the importance of utilizing rubrics for project and assignment assessments. The article highlights how rubrics are beneficial to instructors and students because they help organize projects and assignment details as well as serve as a measuring tool to determine students work and participation and grades. The article also provides a helpful list of rubric software and websites that make creating rubrics simple. The rubric software and websites range in that most are free, full online or can be downloaded to a Mac or PC.(lepi)
REFERENCE:
Lepi , Katie, 6 Online Rubric Makers Worth Trying; website: http://www.edudemic.com/online-rubric-
makers/ 2014

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Connectivism and others…

George Siemens – Connectivism: Socializing Open Learning
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-20Oqm1GvsU
Connectivism
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqL_lsogeNU
• Connectivism: http://www.connectivism.ca/

• IRRODL: This specifically links to another article on connectivism.
http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/523/1103

• Places to Go: Connectivism & Connective Knowledge
by Stephen Downes – bsili.3csn.org

• Barnett, J., MacPherson, V. & Sandieson, R.M. (2013). http://ascilite.org.au/ajet/submission/index.php/AJET/article/view/243/757 – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

• elearnspace: everything elearning: This includes a Siemen (2004) article on Connectivism and a Brown article (2002) that can be found on pages 1-21. http://www.ingedewaard.net/papers/connectivism/2005_siemens_ALearningTheoryForTheDigitalAge.pdf