Peer Assessment of Group 28
C A T E G O R Y G21 G22 G23 G24 G25 Average
Topic Selection
(0-20)
18 18 19 20 20 19
Newspaper and Article Selection
(0-10)
9 10 10 9 10 9.6
Quality of Editorial Comments
(0-10)
10 8 10 6 9 8.6
Organic Chemistry Content
(0-10)
9 10 9 8 10 9.2
Selection and Quality of the Links 
(0-20)
20 17 20 18 20 19
Format, Number and Types of Questions
(0-10)
10 8 10 10 10 9.6
Quality of the Questions
(0-10)
10 10 9 8 10 9.4
Overall Impression 
(0-10)
9 9 10 8 10 9.2
TOTAL 93.6

 
 

Evaluation by Group 21
 (1) Topic Selection: 18 Points (0-20)
                        Very pertinent organic information, but a little dry.

        (2) Newspaper and Article Selection: 9 Points (0-10)
                        Great science, needs to be more interesing (too boring).

        (3) Quality of the Editorial Comments: 10 Points (0-10)
                        Very well written, very pertinent, and interesting.

        (4) Organic Chemistry Content: 9 Points (0-10)
                        We think that  a little more background on the organic chemistry would help comprehension.

        (5) Selection and Quality of the Links: 20 Points (0-20)
                        Great links from excellent sources (i.e.NASA).  WE like the tar picture.

        (6) Format, Number and Types of Questions: 10 Points (0-10)
                        Great questions, nice variety.  Really got us thinking.

        (7) Quality of the Questions: 10 Points (0-10)
                        Very clear and they were not far fetched.  Nice wording on the second question, even if you read the  article     you still had to think.

        (8) Overall Impression. 9 Points (0-10)
                        Great overall.  The article was just a little boring.
 
 

Evaluation by Group 22

  (1) Topic Selection: 18 Points (0-20)
                        This topic is very interesting.  It gives new possibilities on the origin of life.

        (2) Newspaper and Article Selection: 10 Points (0-10)
                        This article was taken from a very respected magazine.

        (3) Quality of the Editorial Comments: 8 Points (0-10)
                        The comments were well thought out but more personal thoughts on subject would have been nice.

        (4) Organic Chemistry Content: 10 Points (0-10)
                        This article deals directly with the origin of all organic material on the planet.

        (5) Selection and Quality of the Links: 17 Points (0-20)
                        These links were well thought out in their selection.  They helped me to gain a greater understanding of the subject material.

        (6) Format, Number and Types of Questions: 8 Points (0-10)
                        This does contain five questions.  More variety in the questions would have been good.

        (7) Quality of the Questions: 10 Points (0-10)
                        The questions address the central issues of the article.

        (8) Overall Impression. 9 Points (0-10)
                        This is a well thought out web page.  I would have liked to see more detail in both the questions and the editorial comments.

                        Total Score: 90
 

Evaluation by Group 23

        (1) Topic Selection: 19 Points (0-20)
                        Good Topic!!!

        (2) Newspaper and Article Selection: 10 Points (0-10)
                        Author seemed very qualified.  ABC is definetly a high quality source.
Article is not too long or too short and it gives you a good overview of the subject.

        (3) Quality of the Editorial Comments: 10 Points (0-10)
                        the Editorial was not too technical and could be understood bt most.
Definetly well organized!

        (4) Organic Chemistry Content: 9 Points (0-10)
                        There was a decent amount of organic chem. content.
there could have been a link to chemfinder in order to view molecules in more detail.

        (5) Selection and Quality of the Links: 20 Points (0-20)
                        Links were great!  Enough said!

        (6) Format, Number and Types of Questions: 10 Points (0-10)
                        great!

        (7) Quality of the Questions: 9 Points (0-10)
                        Some answers were vague...link to Chemfinder would have been nice.(for example Q. #2)

        (8) Overall Impression. 10 Points (0-10)
                        This would be a good choice for Prentice Hall......especially with more links to chemfinder to see molecules in question.

                        Your web page was fantastic.  The links in the editorial were informative, interesting and covered a wide array of subjects.
 

Evaluation by Group 24

 (1) Topic Selection: 20 Points (0-20)
                        I think this is a topic that most people will find interesting, and it relates to organic chemistry.  Good!

        (2) Newspaper and Article Selection: 9 Points (0-10)
                        Definitely recent.  The article could be a bit more science-minded, but it is good.

        (3) Quality of the Editorial Comments: 6 Points (0-10)
                        Comments are fine but a bit thin.  The comments should show that you
 not only have a firm understanding of the article, but also about the
 topic in general.  I think you do, although this could be more
apparent.  English is good, although the number of passive sentences
 at the beginning are troublesome.  Also, diction could be better.

        (4) Organic Chemistry Content: 8 Points (0-10)
                        You ask for the structures to be drawn, but then you don't explain the relevance.

        (5) Selection and Quality of the Links: 18 Points (0-20)
                        Links are good.

        (6) Format, Number and Types of Questions: 10 Points (0-10)
                        Good.

        (7) Quality of the Questions: 8 Points (0-10)
                        Where did the life on Mars come from?  Whatever is one word.

        (8) Overall Impression. 8 Points (0-10)
                        Overall, a job well done...just a little rough around the edges.
 

Evaluation by Group 25

(1) Topic Selection: X Points
                          (0-20)
                                                    20 points awarded. Really good
                                                    topic...very interesting.
                          (2) Newspaper and Article
                          Selection: X Points (0-10)
                                                    10 points awarded (credible
                                                    article...again very interesting)
                          (3) Quality of the Editorial
                          Comments: X Points (0-10)
                                                    9 points awarded. Good
                                                    reinforcement of the article in the
                                                    editorial comments.
                          (4) Organic Chemistry Content: X
                          Points (0-10)
                                                    10 points awarded. No need to
                                                    explain.
                          (5) Selection and Quality of the
                          Links: X Points (0-20)
                                                    20 points awarded. The links were
                                                    highly informative.
                          (6) Format, Number and Types of
                          Questions: X Points (0-10)
                                                    10 points awarded. All areas
                                                    covered.
                          (7) Quality of the Questions: X
                          Points (0-10)
                                                    10 points awarded. Very good
                                                    questions.
                          (8) Overall Impression. X Points
                          (0-10)
                                                    10 points awarded. A very nice job
                                                    on entire article. The editorial
                                                    comments are strong, the links are
                                                    stable as well as informative, and
                                                    the reader receives an in-depth
                                                    learning experience. Nice Job!
                                      Overall Score:
                                                                            99/100