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Kazuhiko@@@SHIMADA Minori@@@MORIKAWA Yumi, SEKITA
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 facilitating\nstudents’ active learning. And thus, Soka University aims to develop students'\nfeedback skills for their critical and promotive peer assessments. Such the skills for\nactive listening, awareness-oriented questioning, and posing supportive critiques\nare key elements of productive peer assessment.\nThis paper outlines and examines a training program to foster individual\nstudent's peer assessment skills, which is one of the outcomes of the Research\nProject for Promoting Cooperation in College Education funded by Ministry of\nEducation, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. The training program was\ndesigned with the duration of three days (12 hours in total) and the experimental\nresearch in the program was conducted with 26 students.\nData analysis was performed using answers of questionnaires which were\nadministered to the participated students at two points in time: one is at the end\nof the program to find out the immediate effects and the other is at three months\nafter the program as a follow-up survey. The paper identifies effects of the program\nexamining these data, as well as delineating the program.\nThe results suggest that the program contributes the development of student\npeer assessment skills in both their academic and non-academic settings. Also the\nnecessity of further development of the program has been revealed to utilize it\nfully.