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POEM-COPA Collaborative Open Peer Assessment

  • Pierre ColletEmail author
  • Raaj Seereekissoon
  • Isaac Abotsi
  • Marie Michaud-Maret
  • Anna Scius-Bertrand
  • Emma Tillich
  • Pierre Parrend
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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Complexity book series (SPCOM)

Abstract

This paper describes the Collaborative Open Peer Assessment formative evaluation proposed by the POEM Personalised Open Education for the Masses platform of the Complex Systems Digital Campus UNESCO UniTwin. COPA allows teachers to use open questions and answers to assess the level of the great number of students that is typical of Massive Open Online Courses. Indeed, it offers peer evaluation as well as a highly pedagogic experience: beyond answering questions, students are also asked to actively participate by posing their own questions. However, it has been found during tests that COPA can also be successfully used on much smaller groups ( ∼ 20 students or even less) after face-to-face courses, to help the students revise. COPA has already been used on more than 10 courses, with great feedback from the students. COPA is available as a standalone version. It will also soon be available as an Open-edX plugin, (allowing COPA to be used in any Open-edX based MOOC) as well as under the MOODLE platform, for teachers who would like to use open questions and open answers, rather than the more simple Multiple Choice Questions.

Keywords

Peer Assessment Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) Model Answer Team Teaching Intelligent Learning Management System 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Notes

Acknowledgements

We thank the Strasbourg University IDEX Investissements d’Avenir Program for funding the edX-POEM project.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Collet
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Raaj Seereekissoon
    • 1
    • 2
  • Isaac Abotsi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Marie Michaud-Maret
    • 3
  • Anna Scius-Bertrand
    • 2
    • 4
  • Emma Tillich
    • 1
    • 2
  • Pierre Parrend
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.CSTB Team, ICUBE LaboratoryStrasbourg UniversityStrasbourgFrance
  2. 2.e-laboratory on EducationCS-DC UNESCO UniTwinParisFrance
  3. 3.Institut de Formation des Métiers de Santé du Nord Franche-ComtéBelfortFrance
  4. 4.École Pratique des Hautes ÉtudesParisFrance

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