Title and Description can be whatever you like.
Maximum grade is set to a number from 0 to 100. For all of the following examples, we
will use a maximum grade of 100.
Grading strategy has several options Accumulative, Not Graded, Error Banded,
Criterion, and Rubric.
Accumulative grading: This is the default setting. Accumulative grading breaks each
project into sections (you determine the number, from 1 20) that can be individually
graded and commented upon. The grades of each piece determines the final grade
(based on the maximum grade you set). This style of review uses yes/no questions,
grading scales (i.e., poor to excellent ) and purely numeric grading (1 100).
Not Graded: This setting is used for peer review where the students may comment
on work, but not grade it. The teacher may assign grades to the comments that are
made; not assigning grades on the comments means the assignment does not
count for a grade (it is used for peer comments only).
Error Banded: This style of grading sets up multiple yes/no expectations for an
assignment. If the element is there (a yes answer), credit is given; if not
(a no answer), no credit is given for that part of the assignment. Each
individual part may be weighted if desired.
Criterion: For this type of grading scale, you set up criteria for the peers to choose
from. The students then chose ONE criterion that most closely matches the project.
Each criterion has a grade assigned to it, so by choosing one criterion, the reviewer
gives the grade associated with that comment.
Rubric: This review setting is very similar to Criterion, except that the teacher
assigns different sections to each project. Then, within each section, the reviewer
selects one comment that most closely matches the project being reviewed.
Grades from each section are then combined to give the final grade.
Number of Comments, Assessment Elements, Grade Bands, Criterion Statements
or Categories in Rubric field determines how many elements an assignment will have
evaluated. This is the number of things you wish to have evaluated. You could set this to
3, and have the peers evaluate on style, content, and grammar (for example).
If this field is set to 0, then the group may only make comments in the
General Comments section of an assignment.
Allow Resubmissions field allows students to resubmit their assignment at any time.
This can be useful to encourage students to write several drafts incorporating
suggestions made. The system will then keep the highest grade of all the assignments
submitted by the student (the highest grade is the largest teacher peer combined score).
Number of Assessments of Examples from Teacher forces the students to walk
through one or more example projects that the teacher has put online. The student will
have to make comments and grade the project, and then these comments can be graded
by the teacher. Students can NOT submit their own work until they have gone through all
of the examples the teacher has set up.
Number of Assessments of Student Submissions field sets how many other projects
the student can evaluate and comment on. If there are more submissions than the
allowed assessments, the reviewer will get a random set to evaluate.
Self Assessment field, if set to Yes, allows students to evaluate and grade their own
work. This is added to the Number of Assessments (if the Number of
Assessments is set to 5, the student must still evaluate 5 other students' work).
If the Number of Assessments is set to 0 and this field is set to Yes, then the
project is for self evaluation only.
If the Assessments must be agreed field is set to Yes, then the assessments from
students are open to review from other students. If other students disagree with the
evaluation made by the original reviewer, then the evaluation process will continue until