Student self-evaluation, teacher evaluation, and learner performance

  • Zane Olina
  • Howard J. Sullivan


A total of 341 Latvian students and eight teachers participated in this study of student self-evaluation and teacher evaluation. Students completed a 12-lesson teacher-directed instructional program on conducting and writing a report of their own experimental research. Sixteen classes were randomly assigned to one of four treatment conditions: (1) no in-program evaluation, (2) self-evaluation and revision at the research design and draft final report stages, (3) teacher evaluation and student revision at both stages, (4) self-plus-teacher evaluation and student revision at both stages. Students in the teacher-evaluation and self-plus-teacher evaluation conditions received significantly higher ratings from an independent rater on their final research reports. However, students under the self-evaluation conditions had greater confidence in their ability to conduct future experiments.


Evaluation Group Teacher Evaluation Attitude Survey Student Attitude Posttest Score 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zane Olina
    • 1
  • Howard J. Sullivan
    • 2
  1. 1.Instructional Systems Program at Florida State UniversityFlorida
  2. 2.Educational Technology Program at Arizona State UniversityArizonaUSA

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