Dr Christopher Jobling

Senior Lecturer

Engineering

c.p.jobling@swansea.ac.uk

Here are the answers you provided.

1. Recording learner presentations for peer feedback

You selected:

Reduces teacher feedback workload , Students have something to keep at the end , A good way to show what they have learned , Students learn a lot from giving feedback to peers,

Additional advantages:

There is evidence of the whole process that will be useful for the students who participated, the teachers who need to justify the grade and external examiners who need to validate the result.

2. Generic video feedback on assignments

You selected:

Students attend more to video/audio feedback , Reduces teacher admin workload , Audio feedback makes it easier to advise on poor quality work,   

Additional advantages:

Audio feedback is quicker to produce unless you are required to also provide a transcript for accessibility purposes.

3. Wikis for collaborative writing assignments

You selected:

Reduces teacher feedback workload, Students have something to keep at the end , Students learn from each other,  

Additional advantages:

Collaboration and writing are important learning outcomes from an employability standpoint. However wikis are tools that tend to only exist in education so more realistic collaborative editing tools, such as google docs or office 365 might be more authentic.

4. Learner-generated multimedia assignments

You selected:

Students have something to keep at the end , A good way to show what they have learned, It motivates them to engage with the content,  

Additional advantages: 

Communications in a multimedia world is a valuable skill in and of itself.

5. Audio / video feedback on assignments 

You selected:

Reduces teacher feedback workload, Audio feedback makes it easier to advise on poor quality work ,   

Additional advantages:

There is a small time saving per student but the students view the feedback as being both more personal and more painstaking. Accessibility for some students might prevent this method being used and written feedback may have to be provided in some cases.

6. Computer marked assessments

You selected: 

Reduces teacher feedback workload, A good way to find out what they have learned, Being able to improve is motivating, It is actively engaging for the learners,

Additional advantages: 

The tests become a resource that can continue to be used year after year and pays back the investment needed to set them up

7. Digital cover-sheets for feedback

You selected:

Reduces teacher feedback workload, Encourages learners to self-assess , Being able to improve is motivating,  

Additional advantages: 

Students are encouraged to think about what they want feedback on.

8. Voting tools

You selected:

A good way to show what they have learned, It is actively engaging for the learners,  

Additional advantages: 

The teacher can get important feedback about what students know and can adjust the rest of the session in response.

November 26th, 2015

Posted In: #FLble1, assessment, blended learning

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