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  • Օգնություն
    helpful to give details of what is considered excellent average and poor The SCALE of the assessment element There are a number of predefined scales These range from simple Yes No scales through multipoint scales to a full percentage scale Each element has its own scale which should be chosen to fit the number of possible variations for that element Note that the scale does NOT determine the element s importance when calculating the overall grade a two point scale has the same influence as a 100 point scale if the respective elements have the same weight The WEIGHT of the assessment element By default the elements are given the same importance when calculating the overall grade of the assignment This can be changed by giving the more importance elements a weight greater than one and the less important elements a weight below one Changing the weights does NOT effect the maximum grade that value is fixed by the Maximum Grade parameter of the peer assignment Weights can be assigned negative values this is an experimental feature Error Banded Grading In this type of assignment the submissions are graded on a set of Yes No scales The grade is determined by the Grade Table which gives the relationship between the number of errors and the suggested grade For example an assignment may have six significant items which should be present the Grade Table will give suggested grades if all are present one is absent if two are absent etc The individual items can if desired be given weighting factors if some items are more important than others The number of errors is a weighted sum of the items not present By default each item is given a weight of one The grading table is likely to be non linear for

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  • Օգնություն
    greater than one Note that if there is only one assessment of an submission that single assessment is taken as the best If there are two assessments of an submission both are considered best Only when there are three or more assessments does the module start to make distinctions between the assessments This grade is sometimes called the grading grade and is not the maximum grade given to the work

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  • Օգնություն
    feedback on their work The assessments from the teacher are used in two ways in the workshop module Firstly they are used in the calculations to determine the grading grades the grades given the student assessments Secondly they are used in the calculation of the submission grades These assessments can be given extra weight the Weight of Teacher Assessments option this weighting effects both the grading grade and the submission

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  • Օգնություն
    point out strengths and weaknesses and at a lower level the students may be simply pointing out errors and inaccuracies If available the Teacher s own assessment is shown before that of the student so an easy comparison can be made The teacher s own comments can act as a kind of benchmark The grade for the assessment is saved by clicking on the appropriate button at the foot of

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  • Օգնություն
    to show the student whose work is being assessed both the comments and the grades in the peer assessments This may lead to more disputes than when the option is turned on and the assessments are shown without the grades If the option is taken to hide grades in the peer assessments the grades are revealed once agreement has been reached This agreement will of course have been made only

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  • Օգնություն
    YES then the teacher s assessments are in effect counted twice firstly as the normal teacher s assessment and secondly by including them in the pool of peer assessments The teacher might want to do this if a the number

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  • Օգնություն
    set of pieces each student is asked to grade This will mean that if say the number of peer assessors is 5 then each student will be asked to grade 6 pieces of work one of them being their own work If the number of peer assessors is set to zero and the include self option is turned on then the assignment becomes a self graded assignment This may or

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  • Օգնություն
    of submissions When they are subsequently allocated in the next two phases there is better distribution of work If the assignment is put straight into the Allow Submissions and Assessments phase from the Set Up phase which is allowed students who submit early will tend to have early submissions to assess and those students who submit late will tend to have late submissions to assess Adding a delay before peer assessment starts will alleviate that problem to a large extent When a student submits a piece of work the teacher can if desired assess that work This assessment can be incorporated into the student s final grade These assessments can take place in the submission and assessment phases of the assignment Allow Student Submissions and Assessments If the assignment includes peer assessment students who have submitted work are now shown other students work to assess Students who have not yet submitted work are allowed to submit their work but they are not shown other students work to access In this phase submissions re submissions and assessments of submissions and re submissions are allowed to take place together The teacher may want to split the submission of work and its peer assessment into two distinct phases waiting for all students to submit their work before going into the peer assessment phase In that case this phase is not used at all the assignment goes from Allow Submissions straight to Allow Assessments This allows the teacher to place a deadline on submissions the assignment is moved into the Allow Assessments phase at that deadline If the teacher on the other hand does not want such as clear cut division in the assignment then the assignment uses this phase When allowing submissions and assessments to occur together the teacher should consider setting the

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