What is feedback? It turns out that’s more of a contentious question than I expected. And I expected it to be fairly contentious…
In light of Carless & Boud’s recent paper on feedback literacy I’ve been trying to reflect on my own feedback literacy. More specifically I’ve been trying to note down what I do when feedback information comes my way. The most common formal feedback information I get is reviewer comments on papers. Here’s what I’ve noticed […]
CRADLE Honorary Professor David Carless shares his thoughts on how evaluative judgement and feedback literacy can help learners to develop autonomy and take responsibility for their own learning – two important attributes for lifelong learning.
The literature is filled with claims about what makes for effective feedback, for example, feedback that focuses on student self-regulation; feedback designs that require students to act on the comments they receive; and feedback that is timed so students can act on it. But what about what makes for ineffective feedback? This was a topic […]
CRADLE is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor David Carless as a CRADLE Honorary Professor. Professor Carless is Professor of Educational Assessment and Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) in the Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong.