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Peer assessment involves students taking responsibility for assessing the work of their peersagainst set assessment criteria. They can therefore be engaged in providing feedback to theirpeers, summative grades, or a combination of the two. It is a powerful way for students to act asthe 'assessor' and to gain an opportunity to better understand assessment criteria It can alsotransfer some ownership of the assessment process to them, thereby potentially increasing theirmotivation and engagement. In doing so, students might be encouraged to learn more deeply,building up their understanding, rather than just their knowledge of the facts, as well as gainingan insight into their approach to an assessment task in comparison to their peers. (University ofReading, n.d.) University of the People uses this kind of model because it promotes a sense ofcommunity among students that come from different parts of the world. (University of thePeople, n.d.)

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