Ok, the old Moodle 1.9 workshop was such a mess that I avoided it. I loved the concept as is implemented on Turn It In.com.
So on Moodle 2.1.1 I gave it a shot with my class of 25 students. It was a much better experience.
- Comparison with the Teacher Assessment Example: I had about six criteria on my rubric. It was annoying for students to constantly move the scrollbar up and down to compare my marks with theirs. Would be better if they were put side by side. Workaround: None.
- Missing the original question. Students wanted to go back and have the original question/problem to refer to, but this is gone once the workshop shifts into the assessment phase. Workaround: Students can be required to copy the original question into their submission.
- Grading: From a students/parents perspective: What if you had five idiots giving you a low score (when in fact you were correct)? Then since they all agreed, they would get high marks and you would get low ones. Basically I need a way to give a final grade to all students and then these idiot peer reviewers get slammed for grading poorly. Is this possible?