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ERIC Number: EJ1185354
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Jul
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-2042-7530
Self-Assessment in Massive Open Online Courses
Ventista, Ourania Maria
E-Learning and Digital Media, v15 n4 p165-175 Jul 2018
Massive Open Online Courses appear to have high attrition rates, involve students in peer-assessment with patriotic bias and promote education for already educated people. This paper suggests a formative assessment model which takes into consideration these issues. Specifically, this paper focuses on the assessment of open-format questions in Massive Open Online Courses. It describes the current assessment methods in Massive Open Online Courses and it argues that self-assessment should be the only way of formative assessment for the essays of xMOOCs and replace the peer-assessment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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