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Status - Approved


Tool Description

Peerceptiv is a research-validated peer assessment technology that creates a virtuous cycle of feedback in your classroom that improves writing and critical thinking skills. This online peer assessment tool allows students to receive quick and actionable feedback from their peers to improve their writing. Peerceptiv enables true peer-to-peer learning, while offering professors the flexibility to participate in assessment any way they wish. Faculty can use real-time data to collaborate with students throughout the review process or participate selectively. Instructors can choose to benchmark grades with their own reviews, review all submissions, or generate grades with Peerceptiv’s advanced, proven algorithms.



 For more information and support for this tool, please contact the Office for Academic Innovation.

Peer Review Assignment types available in Peerceptiv

Peerceptiv offers two peer review type of assignments: individual and group review assignments.

Individual Peer Review Assignment: This is the most used peer review assignment where a student uploads a document and peers can be assigned to review it. This assignment has two required phases and a third optional one.
  • Submission Phase – Students will have the ability to upload an assignment to be reviewed.
  • Review Phase – Students will provide feedback to the students they were assigned to.
  • Feedback Phase – Optionally, students to give feedback on the reviews. This allows students the opportunity to learn to give better, more directed feedback.

Group Submission Assignment: Group Submission assignments are essentially the same as normal assignments except submissions are done as a group. The Review phase is then done individually and then the feedback phase can be done as a group.

Group Evaluations In Peerceptiv: Peerceptiv also offers a solution for doing group evaluations. Group evaluations are a great way to guage how students participated and were involved as a group. This assignment type sets up an evaluation of predefined groups where every member of the group rates each other on a scale from 1 to 5. Instructors can set up criteria and rubrics to guide the process and have Peerceptiv send back a grade based on the results for each student. This assignment can be linked to a group assignment in Peerceptiv or done separately with groups from Canvas.