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Highly recommended for: anyone interested in learning more about learning, teaching, assessment & feedback, Academic Integrity.

Rethinking assessment and Feedback designs for learning enhancement Workshop with Dr Edd Pitt

How we design assessments and opportunities for feedback enactment are critical aspects of teaching practice.  Assessment design offers a key point of leverage for enhancing education, as many students strategically focus on it. The challenge is how we create motivating, stimulating and challenging assessments which offer integrated and meaningful feedback. Feedback can be one of the most powerful ways of enhancing students’ learning if students are given opportunities to seek out or use all available sources of feedback to improve.  Designing opportunities into curricula for students to receive, interpret, and act on feedback can act as a bridge between the assessments students are completing and the teaching environment. The workshop will focus upon harnessing the power of diverse potential feedback sources that exist within the learning environment exploring how we create meaningful opportunities for feedback in our classrooms, so students appreciate, seek out and enact this feedback.

 At the end of the workshop participants will have:

  1. Interrogated the nexus between their own practice and recent assessment and feedback literature recommendations.
  2. Identified how their assessments can be enriched (supercharged) using the Learning Principles Checklist
  3. Identified opportunities to enhance their current feedback design to create meaningful opportunities for feedback to be enacted by students

Dr Edd PittEdd Pitt profile

Edd is a Reader in Higher Education and Academic Practice and the Programme Director for the Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education in the centre for the study of higher education at the University of Kent, UK.

Edd has recently been collaborating with Academics in the UK, Ireland, Hong Kong and Australia. His principal research field is Assessment and Feedback with a particular focus upon student’s use of feedback. His current research agenda explores signature feedback practices, curriculum design principles aligned to assessment and feedback and the development of both teacher and student feedback literacy.


Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided, please do bring a reusable cup

CLT EduTalks- Rethinking assessment and Feedback designs for learning enhancement

Date(s) - 25/01/2023
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Main Campus (1W 3.30)

Event Speaker/Organiser: Edd Pitt / CLT
Course Code:
Topic: Assessment and feedback
Curriculum Transformation: Embrace assessment for learning
Bath Blend: Accessibility
Digital Capability: N/A
Target Audience: All Staff (Academic/Professional Services)

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