Empowering Students through Effective Feedback: Assessment and Feedback Seminar

This HEA Assessment and Feedback Seminar was held at De Montfort University on 10 May 2011 between 10.30am - 3.30pm.  It was a highly participatory day attended by over 45 delegates.  Of the 18 external delegates one had travelled from Scotland.

A few quotes received about this event in regard to what the best things about the seminar were:

- "The range and diversity of sessions - thought provoking, inspiring and more importantly something I can apply to practice"
- "A good mix of idea, theory and application, particlularly in use of technology, student Q&A"
- "Exchange of ideas and Q&A sessions, I loved the student panel sessions - really useful insights"
- "The exchange of ideas and experiences"
- "Networking with others; Exchange of a variety of ideas in feedback methods"


Presentations from the event: 

Strategies for making exam feedback dialogic Alasdair Blair, Sam McGinty, DMU Faculty of Humanities.

Feedback for autonomy 
Lucy Mathers, DMU Faculty of Technology. Marie Hay, DMU Faculty of Humanities.

Student responses to audio and visual feedback 
Julie Lowe and Richard Chipps, DMU Faculty of Art and Design. 

Student Perspectives on effective feedback 
This session provided valuable perspectives on effective feedback from a panel of 9 home and international students. Delegates were invited to ask the panel questions on a number of issues including feedback at undergraduate and postgraduate level; the use of peer generated feedback; transfer and use of knowledge derived from feedback; summative feedback; the future of feedback.
Julia Pointon, DMU Faculty of Business and Law.

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