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Peer Assessment in Engineering Group Projects: A Literature Survey

  • Evangelia TriantafyllouEmail author
  • Olga Timcenko
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8699)

Abstract

Peer review has proved to be beneficial in project-based environments by involving students in the process and encouraging them to take ownership of their learning. This article reviews how peer assessment has been employed within group work for different engineering programs. Since the administrative burden is one of the common reported challenges of peer assessment, computer assisted peer assessment is also briefly reviewed. Finally, opportunities and challenges in applying peer assessment in a project-based creative engineering program are presented based on the review of the literature.

Keywords

Peer assessment Problem-based learning Group work Project-based learning Engineering education Mathematics Literature survey 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Architecture, Design and Media TechnologyAalborg University CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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