Feedback Champions

Fostering a Supportive Feedback Culture

1-to-1/ detailed feedback

Annotated coursework

Posted on March 12, 2015 by in 1-to-1/ detailed feedback, Peer feedback, Written feedback

What is it? Annotated coursework is one example of what is commonly referred to as formative assessment,which usually do not count towards the final mark but rather supports students’ learning throughout a course. Other examples of formative assessment include Quizzes, problem sheets and online tests, classroom discussions, brainstorming activities or speaking in a foreign language […]


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What is it? The vast majority of academic staff at the University of Southampton regularly encourage their students to contact them via email if they are experiencing any problems regarding their studies. This is an excellent opportunity for students to receive individual feedback on a one-to-one basis without having to visit their tutor or lecturer […]

Appointments with lecturers during office hours

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What is it? Office hours of teaching staff are the times at which students are able to find lecturers in their rooms during term-time. Although appointments are not necessary, it is best to arrange an appointment by email if students need to see someone about a particular issue. Office hours are a great opportunity to […]