Kritik enables students to:
Evaluate and provide feedback to their peers, based on a rubric provided by the instructor
Improve critical thinking and communication skills by reflecting upon their own work and the work of others
Receive personalized feedback more quickly
With Kritik students have opportunities to:
Obtain feedback, learn from it, and apply those learnings to future assignments
Become skilled at giving fair and accurate feedback, while also learning to receive feedback from others
Interact and collaborate with their peers
Login to Blackboard
Navigate to the course you want to add Kritik to.
Add Kritik as an external learning tool.
Click the Kritik link ("Kritik- USA") to launch Kritik. Your Kritik account will automatically be created.
Create your activities and schedule them.
When you are ready to invite students, sync your roster in Kritik. Upon syncing your roster, all students in your course will receive an email letting them know that this course is using Kritik and to log into Kritik via the LMS (Blackboard).
Once you have at least one Kritik activity completed, you will be able to sync grades.
Please see this helpful article containing information in relation to how to introduce Kritik to your students.
Students are able to dispute the creation scores they receive from their peers if they don’t feel the score is accurate. They must provide a reason for the dispute. You can then respond by resolving the dispute. Click here for more information.
Ensuring accuracy of scoring is key in peer learning. Kritik offers two options to help calibrate student grading. Read more here.
Use Kritik’s Spotlight feature to showcase exemplary creations and evaluations to the rest of the class. Find out how to spotlight here.
Connect with a Kritik representative to ensure you have all the information to be successful using Kritik for peer assessment.