Providing Feedback in Brightspace
It is widely accepted that feedback plays a crucial role in the student learning process. By providing students specific, meaningful, actionable and timely feedback it can improve student performance and learning.
Feedback is generally understood as staff giving feedback to students however, recent definitions of feedback (National Forum, 2017; UCD Academic Regulations 4.32) have advocated for a broader understanding of feedback to include the development of students’ ability to monitor and judge their own learning i.e. student-generated feedback. For a complete overview of UCD’s feedback strategies, including both giving feedback and developing students’ ability to self-monitor, refer to our resource page: How do I give feedback to students and Six Approaches to Technology Enhanced Feedback.
This resource highlights some efficient ways of providing both staff and student-generated feedback utilising Brightspace. It outlines the process of providing various feedback formats using the built-in feedback tools available within Brightspace as follows:
- Text and file
- Audio and video
- Self assessment
- Other tools (rubrics and assessment summary)
- Publishing feedback
TEL All webinar recording: Providing feedback to students via Brightspace - Eoin Mc Evoy, School of Irish, Celtic Studies and Folklore.
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