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Daniela Amendola
Cristina Miceli


A central objective in the university context is to promote innovative teaching activities that increasingly see students as an active part of the learning process, fostering their learning outcomes, knowledge, and soft skills. The use of online technologies has the potential to support and innovate frontal teaching lessons, also solving problems associated with lack of time and space in the standard lesson environment. To achieve the above objective, we included the collaborative activity of peer assessment within the online Genomics laboratory as a formative process for the second consecutive year. This experimental procedure was conducted entirely online, using the Moodle e-learning platform. The results reported in this paper are based on qualitative and quantitative analysis of the peer assessment process and on a questionnaire on the students’ subjective perception of this collaborative activity.

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