Improving Writing Through The Peer-To-Peer Evaluation Process

Donald A. Forrer, Nancey A. Wyant, Minnette G. Smith
2015 Journal of Business & Economics Research  
This presentation will demonstrate the process utilized in graduate and undergraduate level classes at Hodges University to improve writing skills through a Peer-to-Peer evaluation. The research addresses the utilization of a rubric where students evaluate a minimum of two fellow classmates and share their critique in an online discussion board. Students evaluate classmates on assignment coverage, critical thinking, conceptual fluency, writing fluency, and information literacy. The rubric
more » ... es specific sub-categories that guide students as they evaluate classmates. Once the student evaluation process is complete, student research is critiqued by the professor prior to submission of the research paper. This presentation will cover usage of the rubric and statistical results from initial testing. Innovative professors must continue to enhance the quality of their online delivery in an effort to achieve the same educational outcomes acquired in a traditional classroom. While this process works very well in a traditional classroom setting, this presentation demonstrates how the same process can be utilized effectively in an online environment.
doi:10.19030/jber.v13i3.9285 fatcat:slyz46sfkfgd7pemgqybhnsqga