Feedback Champions

Fostering a Supportive Feedback Culture

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Consistency of feedback across lecturers

Posted on February 10, 2015 by in 1-to-1/ detailed feedback, Written feedback

What is it? Most students appreciate it when their lecturers annotate their written assignments and exams so that they can pinpoint exactly where their strengths and weaknesses lie and contextualise generic feedback. Moreover, lecturers should aim to be consistent in their feedback and give individual students the same level of feedback regardless of their level […]

Mark Sheets

Posted on December 1, 2014 by in Written feedback

What is it? When students complete an exam, an assignment or even a piece of classwork, tutors often grade this work based on a discipline specific mark scheme that is divided into categories. For example, in Modern Languages, the categories include content, structure, accuracy, style, range of expression, syntax, register and vocabulary. All categories are […]

Written feedback on formal assignments

Posted on November 25, 2014 by in 1-to-1/ detailed feedback, Written feedback

What is it? Although students receive feedback all the time, they often recognise written feedback on formal assignments as the only form of feedback they get and therefore put more emphasis on it. With large cohorts, students may only get a mark on their assignment and receive general feedback given to the whole class. However, […]