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Improvements to formative feedback: views of staff and students

Angela Evangelinou-Yiannakis

Abstract:

This chapter provides an overview of a study conducted at The University of Western Australia (UWA) regarding staff and student views on the provision of formative feedback to students. The research was undertaken by the author for the Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching (CATL) of the University.1 It was carried out in response to the 2007 Course Experience Questionnaire (CEQ) results, wherein a less favourable aspect of the learning experience for students was the provision of formative feedback to them by their lecturers, tutors or other relevant personnel. The Improving Student Satisfaction (ISS) Project entailed canvassing ...

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