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ERIC Number: EJ861418
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Nov
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1359-866X
Peer Assessment as a Learning Tool for Enhancing Student Teachers' Preparation
Al-Barakat, Ali; Al-Hassan, Omayya
Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, v37 n4 p399-413 Nov 2009
This study investigates how peer assessment contributes to enhancing student teachers' preparation during field experience. A semi-structured interview was conducted with 72 student teachers. The findings showed that the student teachers have positive beliefs about peer assessment. They think that it can be beneficial if some changes are made in the way it is employed in teacher education programs. In light of the study findings, the researchers put forth a number of suggestions and recommendations for employing peer assessment in teacher education programs in Jordan. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Jordan