Making WHOOPPEE: A Collaborative Approach to Creating a Modern Peer-Assessment System

Wednesday, October 26 | 3:40PM–4:30PM | Meeting Room 303D, Level Three
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
What happens when you combine an innovative professor, a genius PhD student, willing vendor partners, and smart IT staff with the goal of Building an innovative peer assessment system? WHOOPPEE (Wharton Online Ordinal Peer Performance Evaluation Engine) combines an advanced algorithm with a simple user interface to encourage better learning outcomes and a more efficient and transparent grading process.

Outcomes: Identify the need for peer evaluation strategies and solutions at your institution *Understand the challenges of traditional single grader methodologies and the advantages of student peer assessment *Take the WHOOPPEE lessons learned and technology advancements back to your institution


  • Dave Comroe

    Associate Vice President for IT and Chief Information Officer, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Alec Lamon

    Senior IT Director, Research & Analytics, University of Pennsylvania