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Gender Effect on Student Teachers’ Attitudes toward Peer Feedback in a Wiki Learning Environment
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, Western Galilee College, Israel ; , Ohalo College, Israel

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Las Vegas, NV, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-13-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

The focus of this research is pre-teachers’ attitudes toward peer feedback in a wiki learning environment and its relation to their self-esteem. Results indicate that women find it harder to give and receive feedback. Men agree more with statements that represent high self-esteem. Women agree more with statements which represent lower self-esteem and learning from others. A correlation exists between self-esteem and readiness to give and receive feedback. Self-esteem has a gender-related influence on the willingness to give and receive feedback. Gender influences the tendency to pass the responsibility for feedback to the lecturer. This paper discusses the implication of these findings, as they relate to the education system with its majority of female teachers. We discuss the influence of these findings on the preparedness of the system to embrace meaningful learning based on critical thinking and constructive feedback, which are based on self-confident teachers and willingness to giv

Citation

Peled, Y. & Sharon, R. (2015). Gender Effect on Student Teachers’ Attitudes toward Peer Feedback in a Wiki Learning Environment. In D. Rutledge & D. Slykhuis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2015--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 693-700). Las Vegas, NV, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 23, 2019 from .

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