Assessment and feedback

Overview This case study presents the main findings of a project begun in 2017, to explore students’ understanding and expectations of the role played by assessment and feedback in learning. It identifies some key drivers which underpin student perspectives on assessment processes and considers what students regard as characteristics of good and valuable feedback.  Goals/Purpose Many in the HE sector...

Overview  The Interactive Lecture Theatres provided a facility to record audio visual feedback and discussions on student project pitches (presentations). This improved feedback to students and saved staff time.  Goals/Purpose  Working as part of group, research projects students had to give a project pitch to four members of academic staff and...

Overview Early in 2017, my working group published a set of online resources to support University of Leeds staff in making their teaching as inclusive as possible, to reflect the broad diversity of the Leeds student body.  The resource comprises primarily of a set of 19 written guides entitled ‘Being inclusive in..,’ which align with...

Overview In the Lifelong Learning Centre we created a digital literacy framework to help develop student and staff skills, taking a collaborative approach to draw on a wide range of expertise. The framework, which is based on JISC’s six elements of digital capability, is complete and is being piloted in...