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Agile Peer Feedback in the Classroom

Length
30 minutes
Type
Oral Presentation
Location
32

Do you want to integrate peer-to-peer feedback into your classroom but you are not sure where to start? This presentation explains how higher education instructors can use stand-up meetings and work reviews as a forum for students to exchange feedback on their work, either in-person or online. Using stand-up meetings and work reviews encourages positive collaboration between students and helps them succeed at challenging projects. These concepts are rooted in the Agile software development methodology but are broadly applicable to any type of classroom.
1. Define a stand-up meeting and name the three pieces of information each participant is required to state at the meeting.
2. Explain the benefits of using peer-to-peer feedback.
3. Describe how to implement a student work review in a face-to-face or online course.

Topic Area(s): Effective Teaching Practices; Online & Hybrid Learning; Social & Collaborative Learning

Speaker(s)

Dr. Mary Lebens is an information technology instructor at Anoka Technical College, teaching video game and mobile app development. Prior to joining higher education, she worked as a software engineer for 13 years at Twin Cities tech companies, including Oracle. As a proud alumna of Dakota County Technical College, she is dedicated to helping technical college students get excellent IT jobs.