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Meaningful Feedback – May '21

Feedback is among the most criticised aspects of the student learning experience. What can be done to ensure feedback matters?

601 enrolled on this course

Meaningful Feedback – May '21
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    8 hours

Meaningful Feedback

Feedback culture needs to change if we really want to make feedback work. The starting point for planning effective feedback practice is at the design stage of assessment. To develop our students’ assessment literacy, we need to have specific and sustainable activities in place that will accommodate and engage the growing numbers of students in higher education.

What topics will you cover?

  • Changing the feedback culture
  • Feedback as integral to assessment design
  • Profiling your feedback practice
  • Engaging students with feedback
  • Sustainable feedback

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of your own feedback practices in terms of impact on learning
  • Explore the approaches in feedback practices that may enhance student engagement with feedback
  • Explain your feedback approach that will engage students, is feeding forward, yet of a sustainable nature

Who is the course for?

Colleagues at Coventry University and CU Group who teach and/or support student learning in Higher Education.

Who will you learn with?

Assistant Professor and Module Leader for 7001CRB. Motivated by enhancing the students’ learning experience and developing tutors, home and abroad.
MCom (Economics) & MA (T&L HE) SFHEA

Academic Developer at CU since 2018. Diverse experience supporting teaching, learning and research in Higher Education. Favours a facilitative style. PhD in Applied Linguistics (AKA a "word nerd").

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established

    1992
  • Location

    Coventry

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