In a large online course such as this one,
it's not feasible for a small group of teachers or facilitators to provide personalised feedback on each participant's work. Peer assessment is the only practical
way to provide participants with feedback on their work.
A survey of participants who took part in a peer assessment activity in one of our previous courses indicated that...
Most participants found the different aspects of the peer
assessment activity to be a useful learning experience.
Some participants were happy with the feedback they got from their peer assessors, but some were disappointed.
Getting overly brief assessments without useful or practical suggestions was the most common cause for disappointment.