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
Create an instructor account - sign-up here.
(Important: Sign-up with the same faculty email you have associated in D2L.)
Create a new course - click “Create New Course” and enter your course information.
Create activities - select “Activities” from the left navigation panel , create a new activity, modify the preset instructions and use the rubric builder to build your rubrics. Repeat the same process to create any number of activities. You can save your rubrics for reuse.
Schedule the activities - now you need to assign deadlines for each stage within each of the activities to schedule them.
Invite your students - when you are all set to invite your students to Kritik, follow this guide.
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.