Assessment of Outcomes in Collaborative Project-Based Learning in Online Courses

  • Dmitrii A. Ivaniushin
  • Andrey V. Lyamin
  • Dmitrii S. Kopylov
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 59)


In this paper the problem of assessment of interdisciplinary and social and personal learning outcomes is covered. The teaching and assessment tools are reviewed. The self, peer and expert assessment methods are described. The approach of assessment learning outcomes in collaborative project-based learning is proposed. This approach uses students’ behavior analysis to increase grade reliability and validity. The method allows determine irresponsible students and assign low final grade to them. The tool for carrying out collaborative project-based learning is developed. It is based on the XBlock SDK of Open edX platform.


MOOC Project-based learning Cooperative learning Self assessment Peer assessment Expert assessment 



This paper is supported by Government of Russian Federation (grant 074-U01).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dmitrii A. Ivaniushin
    • 1
  • Andrey V. Lyamin
    • 1
  • Dmitrii S. Kopylov
    • 1
  1. 1.ITMO UniversitySaint PetersburgRussia

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