OLFM Workshop/Planning/Track 1
Kelly Warnock, Ken Monroe, John O'Brien
After this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Describe various theories and applications of effective feedback
- Plan opportunities to give feedback on formative learning activities.
- Create meaningful rubrics for their courses
- Use assessment and communication tools on Blackboard
1. What is effective feedback?
2. How do we give students feedback? (what kind, how often, what modality, etc.)
3. What tools are readily available to use for gathering and providing feedback?
4. How can meaningful communication encourage assignment submission?
Welcome letter (video, bio, etc.) Role of OLFM as coach Student Communication Tool (how to use it, tips for modifications)
Key Terms & Topics:
- Authentic Feedback
- Descriptive Feedback
- Feedforward Assignments
- Intrinsic and Extrinsic Feedback
- Formative Learning activities
- Peer Evaluation
- Formative Assessments
- Summative Assessments
- Just-in-time Teaching
- Learning Theories (Associative, Constructivist, etc.)
- Criterion-based Assessment
- 12 Principles of Good Assessment & Feedback
- Feedback Notes for Staff
- Reshaping feedback and assessment
- Re-engineering Assessment Practices in Higher Education
- Effective Assessment in a Digital Age
- ASKe: Assessment Standards Knowledge exchange
- New ways of giving feedback
- ASKe video resources
- Making peer feedback work in three easy steps!
- Adopting a social constructivist approach to assessment in three easy steps!
- The Power of Feedback
- Scoping a vision for formative e-assessment
- Facilitating productive use of feedback in higher education
- Making Sense of Assessment Feedback in Higher Education
- Simple changes to homework improved student learning
- Initial Course Feedback (Introductions/welcome letter, Navigating the Course)
- Preparing for Assignments
- Formative Feedback
Feedback on Assignments
- Student Data (categories of student interactions/submissions)
- 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.