Thanks -- another list member already pointed me
to that -- just what I needed. Much appreciated.
On 1/20/2014 12:31 PM, Paul Newman wrote:> Hi Gabriel,
> There's a simple example and walkthrough of the WebPA scoring
algorithm on the project website here:
> It should give you the information you need.
> Paul Newman
> From: WebPA [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Gabriel Egan
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> Subject: Maths of WebPA
> Dear WebPA people
> I've been reading with interest the various materials
> available online about WebPA. The one thing I couldn't
> find was the exact formula or algorithm that WebPA uses
> to turn the tables of scores it gets from a group
> of students into a peer-assessment score for each
> student. I totally get how the system operates, what
> the tutor does and what the students do. It's the exact
> processing of the numbers--the maths underneath it all
> -- that I'm trying to discover.
> Can anyone tell me?
Professor Gabriel Egan, De Montfort University. www.gabrielegan.com
Most recent book: The Struggle for Shakespeare's Text (Cambridge UP)