Peer review of assessment resource

Project Complete Published by on the 27 June 2017

 

External Peer Review of Assessment: A Guide to Supporting the External Referencing of Academic Standards

This resource is intended to provide support to academic staff engaging in the external peer review of assessment. It is aimed at experienced reviewers and for people preparing to review for the first time.

The resource is a 34-page interactive PDF that can be used independently or in a group/team context.

Highlights of the resource include:

  • Designed with a professional learning focus,
  • Provides guidance notes for peer reviewers to support their responses to six key peer review questions,
  • Includes a sample course and course data to facilitate peer review skills development,
  • Emphasises adopting a conversational approach to giving feedback during the external peer review process,
  • Facilitating both screen reading and printing of the resource through an interactive PDF format.
  • PDF link here

 Funding for this project was provided by the Council of Australasian University Leaders in Learning and Teaching (CAULLT)

 The project team who developed this resource included Associate Professor Gail Wilson, Emeritus Faculty, Southern Cross University; Associate Professor Simon Bedford, Western Sydney University; and Professor Kylie Readman, Murdoch University. The team acknowledges the support and contributions of Dr Sara Booth, Director-Academic, Online Peer Solutions Pty Ltd.

 For further information about this resource, please contact Associate Professor Gail Wilson gail.wilson@scu.edu.au

 Interim presentation at CADAD conference April 2017 here

Project Updates

  • External Peer Review Resource

    Published by on the 5 October 2019

    The CAULLT-funded project, External Peer Review of Assessment: A Guide to Supporting the External Referencing of Academic Standards, is complete and available as an inter-active PDF at https://hdl.handle.net/1959.7/uws:53024 

    Lead researcher A/P Gail Wilson will present on the resource at the CAULLT conference on  7-8 November at QUT Brisbane.

    The resource is intended to provide support to academic staff engaging in the external peer review of assessment. It is aimed at both experienced reviewers and for people preparing to review for the first time.

    The resource is a 34-page interactive PDF that can be used independently or in a group/team context.

    Highlights of the resource include:

    • Designed with a professional learning focus,
    • Provides guidance notes for peer reviewers to support their responses to six key peer review questions,
    • Includes a sample course and course data to facilitate peer review skills development,
    • Emphasises adopting a conversational approach to giving feedback during the external peer review process,
    • Facilitating both screen reading and printing of the resource through an interactive PDF format.