Engaging with student feedback
About this topic
This topic provides insight into how engagement with student feedback is evolving beyond the previously popular “you said, we did” approach.
Many formal opportunities exist for students to provide feedback on learning and teaching practice.These include module evaluation, involvement in School based committees or projects, and the National Student Survey.
Complementary informal mechanisms such as in-class discussion and mid-module feedback are often also utilised to gain insight to student perception and progress.
Recommendations for good practice in this area of activity include:
- clearly communicating how feedback from students is acted on; or why it is not acted upon
- shared understanding of the different types of student partnership that exist (for example, recognition that some discussions/activities do not represent a 50-50 partnership)
- utilising an appropriate range of (formal and informal) mechanisms for collecting feedback, reviewing information, and reporting on any subsequent actions
- providing opportunity for students to engage in all aspects of the feedback-enhancement cycle (for example, allowing for co-creation of viable developments based on the feedback provided) thus avoiding the perception of a purely reactive, consumer-client based model of feedback.
Examples are presented of how working in genuine partnership with students is enhancing learning and teaching practice and developing the overall student experience.
Dr Craig Gurney and Jessica Clement
Published 16 Jan 2020 • 9 mins read
Straeon o lwyddiant ar gwrs Newyddiaduraeth cyfrwng Cymraeg/Success stories on a Welsh-medium Journalism course
Sian Morgan Lloyd & Llion Carbis
Published 17 Jan 2020 • 14 mins read
Sian Morgan Lloyd discusses the importance of industry partnerships and associated learning opportunities. Llion Carbis worked on the project last year and shares his experience and the opportunities open to students
TopicsWays of learning | Inclusive Curriculum | Enterprise & Employability | Engaging with student feedback | Welsh Medium Provision |
Rhoi’r Iaith ar Waith: datblygu dilys ar draws y ddarpariaeth / The Language in Action: authentic development across the provision
Dr Angharad Naylor
Published 17 Jan 2020 • 16 minutes read
Yn y cyflwyniad hwn byddwn yn crynhoi newidiadau diweddar i’r ddarpariaeth ar ein graddau BA yn y Gymraeg sydd yn defnyddio dysgu dilys er mwyn cyfuno’r academaidd, yr ymarferol a’r proffesiynol ym mhrofiad y myfyriwr./In this presentation we
TopicsWays of learning | Inclusive Curriculum | Engaging with student feedback | Welsh Medium Provision |
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