Is written feedback on assignments useless? Listening to Phil Race at Gloucestershire..

On January 20th, we had the pleasure at Gloucestershire to welcome Phil Race, to spend a day with us, talking primarily about the issues of assessment and feedback in Higher Education. You can read more, and download the slides he used, via his blog post about the visit, but I want to focus in hereContinue reading “Is written feedback on assignments useless? Listening to Phil Race at Gloucestershire..”

Feedbacking.. Blending grids and audio responses to essays

Feedback is the source of substantial anxiety for many University students, and for staff and institutions trying to get it right.. In 2014/5 I tried a method that I had seen elsewhere – audio feedback – but adapted it to fit our context – and to allay some of my concerns about students feeling theyContinue reading “Feedbacking.. Blending grids and audio responses to essays”