F.A.I.L. University courses rely on peer assessment.
“peer assessment is more effective than no assessment and teacher assessment and not significantly different in its effect from self-assessment.”
A learning system that offers personalized flexibility, opportunities for growth, and meaning for every student could make anything other than automated assessments daunting, to say the least. This is where peer assessment can come in. Schools across the country (bigpicture.org) are starting to involve students in the curriculum design process. This study underscores the need for authentic peer feedback within a personalized teaching strategy.