Relationship between Self, Peer and Faculty Assessment of Technical Skills in Indian Contemporary Cuisine Practical: A study on culinary students

Sarkar, Prasenjit and K, Thirugnanasambhantham (2016) Relationship between Self, Peer and Faculty Assessment of Technical Skills in Indian Contemporary Cuisine Practical: A study on culinary students. Indian Journal of Applied Hospitality & Tourism Research, 8. pp. 94-101. ISSN 0975-4954

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Abstract

Assessment is considered as one of the intricate task of faculty, especially in application and skill based courses like Culinary Arts. This paper aims to compare assessments of Indian Contemporary Cuisine Practical of Culinary Arts students by themselves, with their peers and with their faculty. In today’s context, assessments or evaluations play a vital role to measure the theoretical as well as practical knowledge of the students. Contemporary methods accentuate the active involvement of students in order to ensure better learning. A total of 35 respondents from the third year of study at Manipal University who enrolled for Bachelor of Culinary arts took part in this study. Two research tools were developed for the purpose of evaluating students’ performance and preferences which included a performance evaluation form and a set of questionnaires. The study revealed there was a major correlation amongst peer and self-assessment scores, but no substantial correlation existed between peer and self-assessment with faculty-assessment scores. Thus, the study concludes that though strong inclination to peer assessment was stated by the majority of students, but subsequently self, peer and faculty assessment scores have no significant correlation. Moreover, correlation among students’ perception on different methods of Assessment based on their gender was done, and the result exhibited that for male students there is moderate correlation between the score of faculty and peer evaluation. On the contrary for female students there is strong correlation between the score of faculty and peer evaluation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Self-assessment, Peer assessment, Faculty assessment, Culinary Arts, Technical Skill, Indian Contemporary Cuisine, Feedback
Subjects: Hotel Management > WGSHA Manipal
Depositing User: WGSHA EPrints Administrator
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2017 11:07
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2017 11:07
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/149699

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