Peer Assessment using Moodle Workshop Update

Setup phase

During this phase you can change workshop settings, modify the grading strategy, create/edit assessment forms or prepare example submissions. It is possible to switch to this phase any time you need to change the Workshop setting and prevent users from modifying their work.

When the workshop is in the setup phase, students can only see the description and submission information. They can't submit. Notification is displayed informing the student that the workshop is being set up.


The criteria for an assignment are added via an assessment form during the setup phase. Students can view this assessment form in the submission phase and focus on what is important about the task when working on their assignment. In the assessment phase, students will assess their peers’ work based on this assessment form.

The Setup phase column in the workshop planner indicates the status of the various components required in this phase. In this example, the following are still to be completed: