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Flipped Workshop - Shades of Meaning Nuance in Written and Audio Feedback Part 1 of Transforming Feedback Series -FR

Author: myUNB News

Posted on May 16, 2018

Category: News and Notices

Join us for this webinar on Thursday, May 31, from 2 - 3 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249.

Dr. Elena Woodacre and Sandy Stockwell, University of Winchester, will present the workshop.

Based on an Australian, recently-archived webcast. The sponsoring organization is ASCILITE: Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education; presenting UK research and perspectives.

The archived webinar is about online audio feedback on essays, but the research presentation about types of feedback, what was intended, how students interpret it, and what they do with it is broadly applicable. 

We’re trying a “flipped workshop” format: View the recording in advance of the CETL in-person workshop at: http://transformingassessment.com/events_4_april_2018.php

The workshop will be hosted by Bev Bramble, CETL's Instructional Designer.  Bev will bring some materials and a couple of webinar-cited studies to guide our workshop discussion. A few days prior to the session, registrants will receive an email with more details.

Archived Webinar information:
Since September 2014, an interdisciplinary group of academics from the Universities of Winchester and Portsmouth have been exploring student and tutor perceptions of nuance within written and audio feedback. Our research aims to inform best practice in relation to the use of both written and oral language in order to enhance student engagement with and understanding of feedback. This webinar provided an overview of our research, discussing our critical analysis and linguistic comparison of tutor comments made in both written and audio feedback. Findings from our more recent phase of research revealed some intriguing differences between student and tutor perceptions of feedback comments, particularly tutor intention as opposed to student interpretation. Responses from student interviews and make some 'takeaway' suggestions from this evidence on how we might enhance best practice on giving feedback to students were also provided.

Dr. Elena Woodacre, University of Winchester and Sandy Stockwell, Senior Lecturer, Department of Teacher, Development, University of Winchester.

To register for this event, please visit the CETL Event Registration site.

Article Contact Information

Contact: Nancy Fitzpatrick

Email Address: nef@unb.ca