Do We Still Need Peer Review?: An Argument for Change by Thomas H. P. Gould

By Thomas H. P. Gould

The present peer overview strategy is damaged and until alterations are made it is going to quickly die. In Do We nonetheless desire Peer Review?, writer Thomas H.P. Gould examines the evolution of peer assessment from the earliest makes an attempt through the Church to judge scholarly works to the production of educational peer evaluate and eventually to the present prestige of the method. Gould argues that with no an instantaneous attempt via students to institute reform, the way forward for peer assessment may perhaps stop to exist.

As new know-how offers authors with an immediate, unsupervised path to book, the peer overview state of affairs is nearing a tipping element, past which the character of educational study should be profoundly altered. This ebook proposes that instead of tossing out peer assessment altogether, the method should be stored and made more suitable, providing feedback on find out how to just do that.

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