A Brief Report : Developing a Training Program for Student Peer Assessment Skills
関田, 一彦 ,
嶋田, みのり森川, 由美
132 , 2016-03-31 , 創価大学教育学部・教職大学院
Peer assessment is regarded as a highly recommended practice for facilitatingstudents’ active learning. And thus, Soka University aims to develop students'feedback skills for their critical and promotive peer assessments. Such the skills foractive listening, awareness-oriented questioning, and posing supportive critiquesare key elements of productive peer assessment.This paper outlines and examines a training program to foster individualstudent's peer assessment skills, which is one of the outcomes of the ResearchProject for Promoting Cooperation in College Education funded by Ministry ofEducation, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. The training program wasdesigned with the duration of three days (12 hours in total) and the experimentalresearch in the program was conducted with 26 students.Data analysis was performed using answers of questionnaires which wereadministered to the participated students at two points in time: one is at the endof the program to find out the immediate effects and the other is at three monthsafter the program as a follow-up survey. The paper identifies effects of the programexamining these data, as well as delineating the program.The results suggest that the program contributes the development of studentpeer assessment skills in both their academic and non-academic settings. Also thenecessity of further development of the program has been revealed to utilize itfully.