Feedback: Before, During, After

I'm currently working on a project called 'FASTECH', funded by JISC, so any stories on Feedback/Assessment are of interest. I've also been working on a module called Manipulating Media for the past 18 months, which we've developed with clear expectations of the assignment, ongoing 'consultancy', and a mix of peer/tutor feedback: In a paper entitled "Reconceptualising assessment feedback: A key to improving student learning?", published in the latest issue of¬†Studies in Higher Education, the researchers…

Students demanding feedback…

Students used to 'quick feedback', are becoming more and more demanding. Students currently going through the higher education system are part of a "net generation" who expect instant feedback because of their heavy reliance on mobile phones, social media and video games, a conference has heard. Arlene J. Nicholas, an assistant professor in the department of business studies and economics at Salve Regina University in New England, spoke at the Society for Research into Higher…

#FASTECHUK makes @timeshighered

Winchester/Bath Spa: High-powered feedback loops Two universities have been awarded almost ¬£200,000 to run a three-year project looking at how to improve the use of technology in student feedback and assessment. The Learning and Teaching Development Unit at the University of Winchester and its counterpart at Bath Spa University were given the money by the IT body Jisc to run the scheme. The project - titled Feedback and Assessment for Students with Technology - is…