Effective Peer Review Assessments in a Writing MOOC

Wednesday, October 16 | 11:30AM–12:20PM | Meeting Room 213C
Session Type: Professional Development
This session will examine the efficacy of MOOCs as a platform for writing instruction, using data analysis and other means to engage with critical questions for digital media studies and writing studies: Does the teaching of writing scale? For whom? In what form? Under what circumstances?

Understand data analytics that examine student textual production in MOOCs. | Consider whether MOOCs can facilitate effective student peer assessment. | Consider the implicit mandate to pursue alternative platforms for delivering rich instruction.