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Peer assessment and feedback

Peer assessment and feedback involves students reviewing and assessing the work of their peers, and can be a very powerful learning experience. Peer assessment and feedback can cover a broad range of practices and be implemented for economic, cultural, self-assessment, and motivational reasons. However, there are some risks to be managed, and we need to properly prepare students to accept and succeed at peer assessment and feedback.

This course will introduce peer assessment and feedback, as well as share strategies on how to prepare, evaluate, and motivate students to participate successfully in peer assessment and feedback.

Course Dates

This course ran from Monday, 4 June to Friday, 8 June 2018 through this blog but is accessible online to anyone interested. There are 5 blog posts, one per day, that will take about 10-15 minutes to work through.



This course is brought to you by your regular coffee course contributors: Jill, Karlene, Janene, Katie and Russell.

Technology-Enhanced Learning in Higher Education Certificate

This coffee course counts towards Module 5: Collaborative and group work and Module 7: Assessment, grading, and feedback of the Certificate program. Go here to learn more on getting recognised for your participation in coffee courses.

All are welcome

We welcome all staff, including tutors, demonstrators, professional staff, and academics at the Australian National University and beyond to participate in this course.


Please feel free to contact with any questions.


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