Entries tagged with "feedback"

Online formative assessment and feedback

Online formative assessment and feedback

Fri, June 27, 2014; 12:38:00 pm

This article was written for the eMatrix by Dr Caroline Derry, Senior Lecturer in Law at London Metropolitan University. "When implemented well, formative assessment can double the speed of student's learning" - Dylan Wiliam (2007) In contrast... [read the full entry]

Tools for giving feedback

Tools for giving feedback

Fri, April 25, 2014; 13:25:00 pm

Following our post on giving effective feedback, this section looks at some of the tools available to enhance feedback from teacher to student and vice versa. A good place to get started is at JISC. This document takes a look at assessment and... [read the full entry]

Feedback

Feedback

Fri, April 25, 2014; 11:02:00 am

Feedback is a vital part of making progress. Wiggins (2012) describes feedback as "...information about how we are doing in our efforts to reach a goal"   It can come in different forms such as institutional feedback, peer feedback or... [read the full entry]

Teaching and Learning with Turnitin

Teaching and Learning with Turnitin

Wed, November 27, 2013; 13:33:00 pm

  What can Turnitin do for teaching and learning? Many universities use a software called Turnitin to help their teaching staff assess the originality (or otherwise) of the written work submitted by their students. Mention Turnitin to most... [read the full entry]

Finding the right blend in lectures

Finding the right blend in lectures

Thu, October 31, 2013; 15:49:30 pm

  The Lecture is dead. Long live the lecture! Why change the habit of a lifetime? If it ain’t broke, why fix it? Looking up from your lecture notes, you might have noticed that instead of a sea of eager faces hanging on your every... [read the full entry]

What do your students think?

What do your students think?

Mon, January 21, 2013; 12:14:00 pm

It's good to talk... Sometimes it's useful to get student feedback on your module. This could be about the content, the activities and resources used on the course, the teaching, the assessment tasks, or even their feelings about... [read the full entry]

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