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An update on enrollment and grading options on Coursera

January 19, 2016

The new year is shaping up to be an exciting one here at Coursera – today we’re opening enrollment for hundreds of new courses and Specializations , and looking forward to enhancing the Coursera experience with a range of new features, options, and programs. As you begin selecting your first courses of the year, we want to give you an update on some changes that you’ll begin to see in 2016.

Starting today, when you enroll in certain courses, you’ll be asked to pay a fee (or apply for Coursera’s financial aid program ) if you’d like to submit required graded assignments and earn a Course Certificate. You can also choose to explore the course for free, in which case you’ll have full access to videos, discussions, and practice assignments, and view-only access to graded assignments. You’ll see the options for each individual course when you click “enroll” on the course information page; courses that aren’t part of this change will continue to show the options to enroll in the course either with or without a Certificate. Most courses that are part of Specializations will begin offering this new experience this week, and certain other courses will follow later this year.

To learn more about this change, please refer to our blog post from October. As we emphasized at that time, we are committed to maintaining robust financial aid options so that every learner on our platform can receive a grade and Course Certificate for any Coursera course. We are extremely proud of the impact that Coursera Financial Aid had on our learners’ lives in 2015, and we will continue to invest in the program in the new year.

We are on a mission to change the world by providing universal access to the best learning experience. To do this, we also need to have a business model that supports our platform, our partners, our content, and everything we do for learners.The changes that we are making this year will move us toward sustainability and enable continued investment in our learning experience, without compromising our commitment to transforming lives for people around the world.

We welcome your questions and thoughts in the comments section of this post, and we wish you a successful start to 2016!

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Getting to know coursera: peer assessments.

Posted by Rhett Mcdaniel on Monday, January 7, 2013 in Commentary .

by Katie McEwen, graduate assistant

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The answer, for Coursera at least, is other students.  And while peer assessments have garnered a fair bit of attention , they’ve also quickly enough underscored some of the more pervasive, and truly difficult, issues faced by the Coursera model .  Plagiarism is perhaps only the most obvious one.  Peer assessments—the ways they work, they ways they don’t—raise serious issues about creating and cultivating community online; navigating questions of authority  and language proficiency; and about grading as a reflective practice.

Laura Gibbs, an experienced teacher of online courses, provides a thoughtful response to her own experience with peer feedback in the recent “Fantasy and Science Fiction” class on her blog Coursera Fantasy .  There, she also addresses some of deeply problematic aspects of grading in Coursera.

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Unlike automatically graded quizzes and programming assignments, peer assessments require a good-faith effort on the part of each student not only to submit original work in the proper format and the proper language (still largely English), but also to then anonymously evaluate the work of others attentively and constructively.  So for each assignment submitted in a course, students are generally then asked to evaluate the work of up to 4 or 5 peers.  That’s not a negligible amount of work or time, especially in those courses with weekly or every-other-week peer-assessed assignments.

For example, students are asked to write short essays in “A History of the World since 1300;” or work through a series of project briefs in “Human-Computer Interaction;” participate in assignments and design challenges in “Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society;” or formulate final projects for “Introduction to Sustainability.”  David Owens, a professor at Vanderbilt’s Graduate School of Management, will try out group projects in his upcoming Coursera course on “Leading Strategic Innovation in Organizations.”

As we can see, peer assessment is a part of the course requirements for a wide spectrum Coursera courses across disciplines, not just those dedicated to literature.  In fact, of the 50 Coursera courses opened between June to October 2012, 14 (or 28%) required at least one peer-graded assessment.  And four of those 14 courses required only peer-graded assessments, with some unexpected titles in the mix: “Health Policy and the Affordable Care Act,” “Fantasy and Science Fiction,” “A History of the World since 1300,” and “Computer Architecture.”

Given this, it’s important to keep in mind that feedback on Coursera is anonymous.  That means you don’t know whose work you’re reviewing or who’s reviewed your work.  This makes any actual discussion of the feedback essentially impossible.  Want to follow up on a comment?  Or continue the discussion?  Not easy in a class of 50,000.  “Modern and Contemporary American Poetry” gets around this structural problem by asking students to post their completed and graded essays in the forum (in addition to the peer-assessment system) for more feedback and more engaging discussion.

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But already, this question of anonymity in Coursera—which protects privacy while making it impossible to ask questions, or engage in a direct conversation, about the feedback—points to larger issues of how privacy and pedagogy intersect online.  How do we create sustainable online learning communities in Coursera if students are not accountable to their peers or for their feedback?

And when are students supposed to learn how to grade?

It generally seems that the piece most often missing in peer assessments is not good-faith effort on the part of most students to submit and evaluate work.  Rather, it’s that many (or even most) students simply do not have experience in evaluating the work of others.  And how could they?  While some courses offer peer-assessment training, this doesn’t seem to have yet bridged the skill gap.  So what are students really getting from this peer feedback?  Is it helping them to write better essays or to create more complex projects?

Part of the problem is, of course, that grading is difficult no matter the medium: online or face-to-face, seminar or lecture.  Neither is it a problem limited to students: many instructors likewise lack formal training in evaluating student work.

And, here, we run up against another unspoken assumption at work in Coursera: that grading is a relatively transparent, relatively straightforward process that can be “learned” quickly enough and well enough to be effective online.  To guide students, Coursera encourages instructors to develop detailed rubrics for evaluation.  Coursera also presents some limited data suggesting that their rubrics have improved over time.  This data , or rather the conclusions drawn from it, is far from conclusive.  It could be that it is the students’ ability to grade effectively improves over time, or even that only the more dedicated and skilled students continue to participate in peer grading.

Certainly, I don’t doubt the value of peer grading.  Nor do I doubt the ability of some, perhaps even many, Coursera students to grade effectively and insightfully.  I do, however, doubt that this is what actually happens in Coursera.  And initial anecdotal evidence — drawn from my own research into common practices in Coursera, as well as the experiences of others (see here , here , here , and the comments here ) — would seem to indicate that it is not.

Because as we know, grading is often one of the most difficult aspects of teaching.  It is a reflective practice, like any other we undertake in the classroom, changing over time, and requiring dedication, energy, and engagement.  Ideally, it would also include a commitment to helping others learn and improve.  How do we work to cultivate this kind of community culture online?  And what might we need to do differently to facilitate community online?

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The real sticking point, for me, isn’t simply the issue of students grading effectively or ineffectively online.  Rather, it’s that Coursera doesn’t quite acknowledge that there is an implicit pedagogy or ideology at work on the platform.  Which suggests that grading is work to be outsourced, that the division of academic labor operating in most large university programs in the US, like those where the Coursera founders work—in which professors teach, graduate students (or machines) grade—is one worthy of replication online.

By thus separating expertise and grading, Coursera would seem to rely on an impoverished conception of grading, which privileges international perspectives over expert critique.  The model of peer assessment supported by Coursera folds together two assumptions: that peers can approximate or replace the kinds of substantive, constructive expert feedback critical to deeper understanding and that a grade is necessary to learn, full stop.  Even when credit is not granted .

So although there is no shortage of innovative projects assigned in Coursera courses, which ask students to apply and expand their knowledge in exciting, creative, and challenging ways, there is still a lack of sustained conversation around what grading, or peer assessment, means in this online environment.

Next time, we’ll continue our discussion to take a look at one outcome of grading in Coursera: certification.

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The Problems of Peer Assessments at Scale: Cheating, Delays, Inconsistencies

While peer-assessed assignments can be a great learning tool, the credibility of online courses will not endure unless providers take strong action against cheating.

A common problem of peer grading: the lack of reviewers

Recently, I took Coursera’s Social Psychology with the Class Central Study Group . The course includes four peer-assessed assignments that are scored by other students taking the course online.

During the Study Group’s bi-weekly meeting, peer assessments were brought up, and we shared some of the experiences we’d had with them, in this course and others. They can be quite frustrating. Here are some of the problems we’ve encountered.

Blank Submissions

While taking a course on academic note-taking , my colleague @manoel was asked to score several assignments that, surprisingly, were blank. Why would anyone submit a blank assignment?

One reason is that some learners will score submissions without even looking at them. For your own score to be released, you must first score other learners’ submissions. So some learners go through the motions just for the sake of getting their own score. As a result, even a blank copy might receive a passing grade.

Another reason is that once a learner has submitted his assignment, he has access to other students’ assignments. He can then copy one of these and resubmit it as his own. Providers like Coursera allow learners to revise and resubmit assignments , which opens the door to widespread plagiarism.

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Sometimes, submitting a blank assignment isn’t even required to access other students’ submissions. A simple Google search does the trick. For instance, Manoel found a website with solutions for all the peer-graded assignments of Coursera’s Social Psychology course we’d just taken. The website also has solutions for other courses, including courses from other platforms.

A few keywords, often taken from the assignment prompt itself, is usually all that’s needed to find solutions online. Some popular courses even have complete walkthroughs on YouTube.

While providers usually ask students to uphold an Honor Code, sometimes by checking a box before submitting an assignment, it doesn’t seem to do much to deter motivated cheaters.

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Many learners who spend considerable time and effort on their assignments feel aggrieved that cheaters appear to go unpunished.

Some instructors mention the risk of plagiarism and ask reviewers to actively help catch cheaters by flagging suspect assignments. One way to find if an assignment is plagiarized is to Google a few sentences from an assignment and see if it returns some matches.

Organized Cheating

According to a comment left on Class Central by Coursera mentor Kristy Read, students created WhatsApp groups for some courses and gave each other good grades. Kristy and others feel that the issue mushroomed with Coursera’s free certificates offer during the COVID-19 pandemic .

On YouTube, Manoel also found videos that show how to cheat on popular online courses. These invite learners to join groups on various messaging platforms, such as WhatsApp and Telegram, to progress through courses together, share answers, and give each other passing grades.

Recently, I came across a course discussion in which a mentor said a learner’s assignment was plagiarised. The learner protested, claiming that it was their own work.

Cheating on assignments is not new. The issue was already brought up in 2012 during The Year of the MOOC , when Coursera and other large MOOC providers began to operate. While some measures have been taken, such as disabling the ability to copy/paste other students’ assignments, it appears that over the last nine years, online course providers have made little progress in preventing at-scale cheating on their platforms.

Delays occur when no one is available to review your assignment. Some course forums are full of pleas to “Please assess my assignment”. In fact, requesting reviews on the forum is one of Coursera’s own recommendations , but not a very useful one considering many course forums are deserted.

In 2020, this issue eased somewhat because of increased learner numbers, but as the surge of interest in online education abates, the requests are reappearing.

In a course I took in 2017, several of my assignments were assessed by the same learners, and I assessed theirs. When few learners are in a particular session of a course, it can sometimes take weeks for results to come back. @ruima waited more than a month for her final assessment in Social Psychology to be reviewed. My wait was shorter — 10 days.

A similar issue can occur when there are no assignments available to review. I have sometimes had to check the course each day for several days before I could review enough assignments to receive my own course grade.

Inconsistent Reviews

Most courses with peer reviews ask learners to review 3 to 5 submissions, then results at the extreme ends are ignored. This helps reduce bias, but it can be confusing for the learner.

Some people will give full points just because the assignment was attempted. Alternatively, some people will give 0 points if they disagree with the assignment’s opinions, even if the rubric asks peers to assess the writing, not the point of view. As a result, some learners who put time and effort into their assignment might get a low grade, while some who merely attempted the assignment might get a passing one.

With participants worldwide, learners have varying command of the language (usually English), which can affect writing assignments as well as reading and commenting on others. Feedback may be minimal, which can be particularly frustrating if points have been deducted without explanation.

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Sometimes, such as when there’s a lack of reviewers, your assignment score might end up being determined by a single person . In those cases, whether you get a fair score will entirely depend on that person, which may lead to a lot of frustration.

If you are unhappy with your results, some providers allow you to resubmit your assignment.

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Advantages of peer assessments

With so many problems with peer assessments, you might wonder if there is anything good about them. Happily, there are some advantages. By researching, planning, and writing your assignment, you will remember more about the subject. Sometimes, you will find some interesting insights as you assess your peers’ submissions. But don’t copy other assignments and resubmit them as your own!

Your peers might point out issues with your writing that you were unaware of, such as a poorly written essay or arguments that are hard to understand. Use this feedback to learn and improve.

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Ronny De Winter 2/15/2021 at 10:13am

“Motivated cheaters” = contradictio in terminis 🙂 It went worse over the years. In the early days of moocs the emphasis was more on learning and less on getting certificates.

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Steve 2/18/2021 at 7:00am

Sometimes the motivation is to pass a F/T course (where fees are charged) that use MOOCs as partial credit. The only test appears to be producing a certificate, not demonstrating knowledge of the subject.

Ronny De Winter 2/15/2021 at 10:17am

Let’s hope this article triggers more the course platforms & providers than the potential cheaters!

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Robert Urbaniak 2/18/2021 at 8:41am

We sincerely appreciate your engagement with the platform and efforts to make online learning better for everyone. At a time when the world is mostly learning online, we all have the responsibility to make the experience better. We are inspired by our learner community’s passion and commitment to developing new skills by applying themselves across assessments and assignments. However, there are some instances that keep learners from reaching their full potential. Such behavior must be curbed.

We’ve taken note of your observations and excited to share with you and the community that we’re already working on solutions to help address them. Stay tuned.

Thanks Robert Urbaniak Sr. Product Manager, Assessments Coursera

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Pat Bowden 2/18/2021 at 3:24pm

Thanks for the feedback, Robert! I’m looking forward to seeing improvements in the peer assessment process.

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Mark McPartland 3/1/2021 at 6:27am

I have similar thoughts regarding Peer Assessments after also taking the Social Physcology Coursera course (great course by the way @Coursera!)

Firstly Peer Assesment is a great part of any MOOC. It just needs to catch up at least to those trying to game it.

You can probably break the students into two major camps – Those that just want to learn a new skill – Those that want to learn a new skill, to improve their career – Those that just want a certificate to use for other purposes (to say they have a skill, compete in the market places for jobs etc)

The first 2 groups are frustrated the 3rd group is able to game the system. Especially the second group which sees their hard work dimished due to the platform integrity being questioned.

Obviously technology exists to check assignments for plagarism, so if not already employed in Coursera courses, should be. Advising students to seek assignment reviewers on the forums is a poor solution to anything and just faciliates the reviews-for-mates issue noted in the article

One thing that is lacking in online education is sense of community that you get from in-attendance physical learning (and socialising). It is certainly an area that MOOCs may want to exploit more. Punishment of cheting on assignments is one thing missing, but so too is reward for being the ‘good student’. For those that participate in forums, grade more than their share of assignments, you can certainly build a community starting around that, where reward may only need to be recognition and being able to contrinute to improved systems. (Take Google Local Guides as one type of community of the masses. OK a lot more contriutions to work with for Goolge here, but the thing is they pay virtually nothing for this community (give them virtual badges and a chance to attend a conference for free) peanuts, but without it the contributions would likely be a fraction.

Forums in coursera lost a lot of their use when courses when from scheduled weekly releases to on-demand. Can’t have your cake and eat it too, so do need a rethink on how to build community.

Delays in marking do affect motiviation and take up of courses. But the platform can do many things to counter this. Either have SLAs for assignment markings that once breached then a real person from Coursera takes over. Or utilise your growing community (and advocates) with things like Ubers surge pricing, where greater rewards may be given when there is a demand for marking outstrips supply.

One doesnt want to have a business model that is built on extrinsic motivation, but a combination of intrinsic (the way the platofrm works helps here or how you can contribute) and extrinsic ( Points, Badges, Leaderboards – OK I also took a coursera Gamifcation course about 10 years ago :)) together can help. Nothing is ever cut and dry.

I think the main thing for Coursera and others is to start showing they are doing something in this area , as nothing has been seen happening for a long time

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Pat Bowden 3/1/2021 at 2:27pm

Well said, @Mark McPartland!

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A student being unfairly graded in Coursera Courses. 9/25/2023 at 7:54am

It is 2023. I just face the same issues again and again. Peers give me 0 marks for my hard work but in face they won’t have any punishment. Most of them don’t read instructions or guidelines. 9 of 10 of the submitted assignment are in wrong format.

Moreover, it is not fair to non-English students. The peers know your origin soon after they know your name and if your English is native.

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Dennis 2/19/2021 at 11:14pm

The issue with delays are too few people take a specialization or course. And peer grading requires three people to grade! I took one on job hunting and only three of students taking the space of one month to grade each other. I am still short of one grader for capstone project. Longer wait entails higher costs to be paid out.

Coursera need to market low enrolled courses aggressively, or change to one person grading or lower the price tag or make some free with certs for more students to take.

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Bret 3/1/2021 at 8:55pm

I suspect that delays are deliberate so that you have to pay more – simply to wait for your results…

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Genevieve 7/10/2023 at 4:23pm

People don’t review people’s work by the deadline. Also, I have had people review my work 6 months after I had finished the course and already received a certificate. Meanwhile, people currently taking the course were probably waiting for reviews. There has to be a way to fix this. I never understood why people submit blank pages before- now I do.

Bret 3/1/2021 at 8:54pm

I found on Coursera that if you flagged an assignment as plagiarism then they would remove the assignment and you would have to find another assignment to count for your peer reviews.. so instead from then on I mark them as a 0 and comment that it was plagiarism … I found that almost all assignments from the course I was doing were copies – but it didn’t help that the course itself had an “example” that was the answer.. some people just submitted the course’s example.

I also truly hate the “mark two peers assignments for your one submission – it drives most of these behaviours.

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ME 3/26/2021 at 8:22am

Coursera is a cyber diploma mill.

People pay money (or receive financial aid), submit blank, bogus, or copied assignments, and then receive their certificate. They get their sham credential and Coursera gets money.

Coursera revenues and student cheating increased when courses went to continuous sessions with unlimited re-submissions because that drove away instructor involvement and oversight in the courses they created!

Even if Coursera does something about the cheating, that will not make the certificates more credible because instructor involvement does not go beyond the sage on the screen and it’s easy to pass a course without ever watching a video or doing any of the readings, whether you cheat or not.

A month ago I enrolled in a business course and passed without watching any videos or doing any of the readings. I just went straight to the quizzes. With unlimited submissions of auto-graded multiple-choice quizzes and peer-graded assignments, it’s easy to pass and receive a certificate without learning anything, and you don’t even have to cheat to do it.

Another reason for the increase in cheating is the increase in universities accepting Coursera certificates for some sort of credit. The higher the stakes, the more likely students are to cheat. That’s a truth universally known in education. The answer to the problem is human involvement and interaction with students and review of their assignments by qualified instructors, not technology or AI.

It’s a sham at scale.

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José Figueiredo 3/26/2021 at 2:49pm

The “education system” based on this model is merely another business where the so called educator outsources their responsibility to assess and mark the assignments! It is populated mainly by individuals who have understood the trend in the politically correct world of equity in education, where everyone has a right to be equally “qualified” by the so called education system! Everyone in this “education game” is fully aware of what’s going on and still persist in fooling each other. Anyone who really wants an education must follow the fundamental methodology of the previously well established education system now made much easier by the access over the internet to gather educational sources. Real knowledge/education is power and you must work hard to acquire the real education!

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selma 3/28/2021 at 1:50pm

I think allowing resubmissions after grading other’s work is causing some of these issues.

In addition, as @Mark McPartland stated, to prevent plagiarism, a program checking similarity of work to previously submitted work during submission could work. Since each course is different, each instructor could determine that similarity percentage so that a submission is not possible if it is a certain percent similar to another work.

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Coursera Student 1/20/2022 at 1:25pm

There’s a flip side to the plagiarism checks they do: legitimate assignments can get flagged and it’s a pain to try to address it. I had an assignment flagged and the e-mail said I copied it. Well, given that the assignment was to use a template provided by the instructor (so it had lots of text that everyone leaves in) and recreate figures in the key (which don’t have any weird font sizes or things like that to cause minor deviations), two of the three figures *should* be identical to others’ work. And the sad thing is that on the assignment that was flagged, the third figure contained random data that we were asked to create, and since we all used different random numbers, they don’t all look the same.

At a real university, you could talk with someone about it. The instructor of the course has been responsive, but it sounds like he has no involvement with Coursera’s checks. The only option appears to be to e-mail back to them, and I’m still waiting to hear back from my reply. At a real university, I think something this important would be given a little more attention. But of course there’s a chat feature, where I can chat with someone directly, right? Nope — I’ve been waiting for more than an hour for someone to respond.

I appreciate the work Coursera is doing to stop plagiarism. In another specialization I worked on first, I saw a LOT of plagiarism (such as code that had someone’s name on it, so they didn’t even bother to put their own name!), and I appreciate the ability to flag it. That said, when it flags legitimate assignments and offers severely limited options to try to contact someone about them, that’s pretty disappointing.

Mr. Urbaniak of Coursera commented on this post. Perhaps he could work to address the inability of learners to address unfair claims of plagiarism against them and ensure that the limited avenues of communication are actually available and receive prompt attention.

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  1. Getting and viewing grades for peer-graded assignments

    Click the My Learning tab. Find the course in the list, then open it. In the course sidebar, click Grades. Click the name of the assignment. Click My Submission. If you have grades or feedback, you'll see them at the bottom of each part of your assignment. Note: If you don't see grades and feedback, visit Solve problems with peer-graded ...

  2. Check assessment grades

    Assessment statuses. In your Grades tab you'll see one of these statuses next to each assignment:--: You haven't started the assignment yet. Started: Your assignment has been started, but not yet submitted. Your assignment won't get a grade until it's submitted. Submitted: You submitted your assignment, but it doesn't have a grade yet. Graded: You submitted your assignment and it has ...

  3. Submit peer-graded assignments

    To submit a peer-graded assignment: Navigate to the week or module that the peer-graded assignment is in, then open it. Review the Instructions for the assignment. The course instructor typically provides requirements, submission instructions, and tips. Complete the assignment by responding to each prompt.

  4. How Can I Successfully Complete and Review Peer-Graded Assignments on

    Mastering Peer-Graded Assignments on Coursera: Tips and Tricks • Mastering Peer-Graded Assignments • Discover the secrets to successfully completing and revi...

  5. An update on assessments, grades, and certification

    When you enroll in certain courses, you'll be asked to pay a small fee (or apply for Coursera's financial aid program) if you'd like to access graded assignments or earn a Course Certificate. You can also choose to explore course videos, discussions, and ungraded assignments for free, but you won't be able to submit graded assignments ...

  6. An update on enrollment and grading options on Coursera

    Starting today, when you enroll in certain courses, you'll be asked to pay a fee (or apply for Coursera's financial aid program) if you'd like to submit required graded assignments and earn a Course Certificate. You can also choose to explore the course for free, in which case you'll have full access to videos, discussions, and practice ...

  7. Getting to Know Coursera: Peer Assessments

    In fact, of the 50 Coursera courses opened between June to October 2012, 14 (or 28%) required at least one peer-graded assessment. And four of those 14 courses required only peer-graded assessments, with some unexpected titles in the mix: "Health Policy and the Affordable Care Act," "Fantasy and Science Fiction," "A History of the ...

  8. How to Build an Executive Presence

    Access to lectures and assignments depends on your type of enrollment. If you take a course in audit mode, you will be able to see most course materials for free. To access graded assignments and to earn a Certificate, you will need to purchase the Certificate experience, during or after your audit. If you don't see the audit option:

  9. Just had my first run-in with peer-graded assignments : r/coursera

    Coursera is a global online learning platform that offers anyone, anywhere, access to online courses and degrees from leading universities and companies ... Questions so i had just submited my final course assignment in Meta's UX/UI design principles, saw an email that my assignment had been given feed-back/graded, asked me to review 3 peers ...

  10. Grades & assignments

    Coursera Support & Community. Home; More. Expand search. Close search. Login. Learner Help Center Grades & assignments. Grades & assignments. Grades, peer reviews, assignments, and Labs. Peer-graded assignments. Submit peer-graded assignments. Write peer reviews. Edit and re-submit a peer-graded assignment. Solve problems with peer-graded ...

  11. The Problems of Peer Assessments at Scale: Cheating, Delays

    Pat Bowden Feb 15th, 2021. A common problem of peer grading: the lack of reviewers. Recently, I took Coursera's Social Psychology with the Class Central Study Group. The course includes four peer-assessed assignments that are scored by other students taking the course online. During the Study Group's bi-weekly meeting, peer assessments were ...

  12. Peer assignments not getting graded : r/coursera

    Coursera is a global online learning platform that offers anyone, anywhere, access to online courses and degrees from leading universities and companies ... While in the first 2 parts everything was going smoothly, now in the 3rd part my peer reviewed assignments aren't getting graded. I've submitted 4 assignments way before the "deadline", it ...

  13. Project Management Project

    Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Write a narrative charter statement 2. Create a work breakdown structure 3. Sequence project activities 4. Build a project schedule 5. Create a project budget 6. Create a responsibility assignment matrix 7. Identify project risks and define responses for those risks.

  14. Issues with Peer Graded Assignments? : r/coursera

    2. Award. bibliophoras. • 1 yr. ago. I had a similar issue with a peer grading one of my assignments in the Google Project Management Course. Every time I resubmitted the assignment, one person would give me a good grade and comment on the rubric while another person gave me bad scores but kept commenting that I did a good job.

  15. Data Science: Statistics and Machine Learning Specialization

    Each course in this Data Science: Statistics and Machine Learning Specialization includes a hands-on, peer-graded assignment. To earn the Specialization Certificate, you must successfully complete the hands-on, peer-graded assignment in each course, including the final Capstone Project.

  16. Are peer-graded assignments mandatory?

    Hi @Aysel12345. If It is a graded peer assignment means you must do and submit your assignment (or) it is a practice assignment means not compulsory to submit the peer assignment. But, you don't submit Graded Peer Assignment means you won't get certificate. So, it's mandatory to complete the graded peer assignment in order to get your course ...

  17. Coursera Peer Graded Assignment I Coursera assignment ...

    If you have a problem getting grades for your Coursera peer-graded assignment, follow the steps as given in the video. You will be able to generate a shareab...

  18. Crazy experience with peer grading of assignments : r/coursera

    Crazy experience with peer grading of assignments. 🐛 Platform Issue. I recently finished the IBM Professional Machine Learning Certificate on Coursera. There were four pretty substantial peer-graded assignments. For each one, to get our own grade, we had to review three others. But what was insane was that I had to sift through so many ...

  19. Assessment deadlines

    Missed deadlines. Missed deadlines don't affect your grade in most courses. You'll still be able to earn a Course Certificate once you complete all your work.. If you submit a peer-reviewed assignment after your personalized schedule ends, you might not get enough peer reviews. If you need more peer reviews, you can post in the forums asking for more peer feedback.

  20. Troubleshoot quizzes & assignments

    Missing an assessment grade. Most assessments are automatically graded, so you'll receive a grade immediately after you submit it. You can check the status of your assessment in the Grades tab (you may need to refresh the page). If you're missing a grade for a programming assignment, check the troubleshooting steps for programming assignments.

  21. Solve any peer graded assignment on Coursera using this ...

    In this video, I explain to you briefly about doing any peer graded assignment by taking an example. follow the instructions provided at the end to do any pe...

  22. Peer Graded Assignments : r/coursera

    Peer Graded Assignments. I signed up for a coursera course and I'm going through the course and there are a couple of peer graded assignments. I completed them and I'm still going through the course, but I'm wondering how long they usually take to get graded. My monthly subscription runs out at the end of the month, and I'm worried that I ...

  23. Project Planning: Putting It All Together

    Join over 3,400 global companies that choose Coursera for Business. Upskill your employees to excel in the digital economy. ... If you take a course in audit mode, you will be able to see most course materials for free. To access graded assignments and to earn a Certificate, you will need to purchase the Certificate experience, during or after ...