Innovation
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Integrated system of continuous and participatory assessment. Practices of feedback in collaborative writing tasks.

Main Researcher: Teresa Mauri, Rosa María Colomina & María José Rochera

Research Team:
César Coll
Inés de Gispert
Fco. Javier Onrubia
Anna Engel
Alfonso Bustos
Anna Ginesta
Marc Clarà
Ana Remesal

Financing source: Vicerectorat de Política Docent i Científica – Programa de Millora i Innovació Docent- Universitat de Barcelona

Reference: PID 2011

Start date: 2011
End date: 2013

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Abstract

The aim of this project is to elaborate an integrated system of continuous assessment based on participatory feedback in collaborative writing tasks, in order to facilitate the supervision and the re-orientation or improvement of the individual and group learning.

The collaborative writing tasks are very usual in higher education; however, the students need assistance in order to use writing and collaboration as tools of knowledge building.

The specific contribution of this proposal of innovation consists of the systematization of the design of the teaching-learning experience in order to foster a participatory feedback, in a type of task which is especially adequate to lead to deep learning by the students.

The project is developed in the degree of Teaching, in two classrooms of Educational Psychology. The number of students involved in the innovation is approximately 240, and at least four teachers.

The specific objectives of the project are:

a) Designing an integrated system of assessment, sustainable and with alignment between the criteria of assessment of transversal competences and the assessment activities based on collaborative writing tasks and...(+)