Peer assessment is a popular approach for grading assignments that cannot be simplified to multiple choice questions in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). How can we take peer assessment and transform it into an engaging and enjoyable experience which enhances the learning outcomes for students?
The concept that people learn best when they are making something personally meaningful - also known as constructionism - is the lab's guiding philosophy. Computer networks have the potential to facilitate community-supported constructionist learning. The Electronic Learning Communities Lab examines ways communities of learners can motivate and support one another's learning experiences.