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Welcome letter
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Revision as of 13:13, 1 April 2014


Kelly Warnock, Ken Munroe, John O'Brien


Learning Outcomes

After this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe their views on effective feedback
  • Plan opportunities to give feedback on formative learning activities.
  • Create meaningful rubrics for their courses
  • Use assessment and communication tools on Blackboard

Guiding Questions

1. What is effective feedback?

2. How do we give students feedback? (what kind, how often, what modality, etc.)


Welcome letter

Key Terms:

  • Learning activities
  • Assessment
  • Formative
  • Summative
  • Rubrics
  • Just-in-time Teaching

Key Research

Communication Strategies

  • Initial Course Feedback (Introductions/welcome letter, Navigating the Course)
  • Preparing for Assignments
  • Discussions
  • Formative Feedback

Feedback on Assignments

  • Essay/Journal
  • Presentations
  • Tests/Quizzes

Blackboard Features

  • Rubrics
  • Student Data (categories of student interactions/submissions)
  • Survey/poll
  • Audio feedback


  • Discuss effective strategies
  • Problem-Solving / Case Studies
  • Evaluating Rubrics
  • Presentation (on key issues/research)
  • Teaching and Learning Portal
  • The portal is where participants will collaborate and record their learning during the workshop.


7 Things to Remember About Feedback

What is Feedback?

4 Questions

Student Survey on Feedback

Feedback Cycle

How Can Feedback Be Improved?