Search for dissertations about: "peer assessment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words peer assessment.

  1. 1. Assessment for learning : : a case study in mathematics education

    University dissertation from Malmö högskola, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle

    Author : Andreia Balan; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MATHEMATICS; MATEMATIK; Humanities Social Sciences; assessment for learning; scoring rubrics; peer assessment; peer feedback;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to introduce a formative-assessment practice in a mathematics classroom, by implementing the five strategies of the formative-assessment framework proposed by Wiliam and Thompson (2007), in order to investigate: (a) if this change in assessment practices had a positive influence on students’ mathematical learning and, if this was the case, (b) which these changes were, and (c) how the teacher and students perceived these changes in relation to the new teaching-learning environment. The study was conducted in a mathematics classroom during the students’ first year in upper-secondary school. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing Scientific Literacy as Participation in Civic Practices Affordances and constraints for developing a practice for authentic classroom assessment of argumentation, source critique and decision-making

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Jens Anker-Hansen; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; scientific literacy; assessment; authentic; communities of practice; expansive learning; argumentation; peer assessment; moderation meetings; naturvetenskapsämnenas didaktik; Science Education;

    Abstract : This thesis takes a departure from a view of scientific literacy as situated in participation in civic practices. From such a view, it becomes problematic to assess scientific literacy through decontextualised test items only dealing with single aspects of participation in contexts concerned with science. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding Group-based Learning in an Academic Context Rwandan Students’ Reflections on Collaborative Writing and Peer Assessment

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Faustin Mutwarasibo; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Group-based learning; higher education; student-initiated groups; instructor-guided group work; collaborative writing; peer assessment; Rwanda; Gruppbaserat lärande; högre utbildning; studentstyrda grupper; lärarlett grupparbete; kollaborativt skrivande; inbördes bedömning; Rwanda;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of the present thesis is to gain knowledge about how Rwandan university students understand and practice group-based learning. Specifically, this research takes a social constructivist perspective when examining how second year students within the area of Modern Languages reflect on collaborative writing and peer assessment as means to promote academic writing and active learning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning text talk online Collaborative learning in asynchronous text based discussion forums

    University dissertation from Umeå : Pedagogiska institutionen, Umeå Universitet

    Author : Monica Liljeström; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : Online learning; CSCL; online assessment; collaborative learning; peer assessment; peer review; folkbildning; Swedish liberal adult education online; higher education online; socio-cultural theory; asynchronous discussion forums; ADF; evaluation;

    Abstract : The desire to translate constructivist and sociocultural approaches to learning in specific learning activities is evident in most forms of training at current, not least in online education. Teachers worldwide are struggling with questions of how to create conditions in this fairly new realm of education for learners to contribute to the development of a good quality in their own and others' learning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessment and Study Strategies A study among Rwandan Students in Higher Education

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Innocent Sebasaza Mugisha; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Higher Education; students’ conceptions of assessment; cue-seeking; studying the teacher; individual and group study strategies; alternative modes of assessment; Högre utbildning; studenters uppfattningar av bedömning; ‘cue-seeking’; individ- och gruppstrategier; alternativa bedömningsformer; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to gain understanding of students’ experiences of assessment and the study strategies they adopt in the context of Higher Education in Rwanda. The study is governed by questions on how students conceive their experiences with assessment in their courses, how they determine study strategies, and how they reflect on alternative ways of assessment. READ MORE