Leveraging Social Connections to Improve Peer Assessment in MOOCs

  title={Leveraging Social Connections to Improve Peer Assessment in MOOCs},
  author={Hou Pong Chan and Irwin King},
With the advent of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), students from all over the world can access to quality courses via a web browser. Due to their great convenience, a popular MOOC can easily attract tens of thousands of students to enroll. Hence, a challenging problem in MOOCs is to find an efficient way to grade a large scale of assignments. To address this problem, peer assessment was proposed to grade the assignments in a scalable way. In peer assessment, each student is asked to access… CONTINUE READING


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