Tools for reflection

Reflecting on your current assessment and feedback practice is an integral part of enhancing the quality of the student experience and is embedded in the university’s policy.

“Staff should review subsequent student improvement in the light of feedback provided and reflect on additional actions which may be needed to better support students in the learning process. These actions should be recorded in their live action plans.” (2012: 2)

Two useful tools to support you to reflect on your current practice are explored here.

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  • A PDF version of this resource is available.
  • A PDF version of the whole Assessment feedback feedforward resource is also available.

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Assessment feedback feedforward policy and guidance

This Policy is to be read in conjunction with the guidance document. The policy and guidance applies to all HE provision.



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  • A PDF version of this resource is available.
  • A PDF version of the whole Assessment feedback feedforward resource is also available.


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