speedgrader feedback, voice recordings #audionotes #workload #engagement
Verbal feedback on uploaded documents. Please.
We are all familiar with those caffeine-fuelled marking/grading marathons. Whilst Canvas has moved the pile of papers on the dining table to nothing other than a device, The Education Endowment Foundation published in 2016 a major report, ‘A Marked Improvement?‘, reviewing the evidence on written marking. It found that the typical teacher spends nine hours marking students’ work each week. Metadata has shown us that feedback has a very positive effect size.
Read more about Katie Kerr’s research in ‘Exploring student perceptions of verbal feedback‘. Her findings show that, “students perceived verbal feedback as a form of focused conversation, different to normal classroom dialogue, identifiable by signals such as personal and task goals.” (see Kerr, Katie. (2017). Exploring student perceptions of verbal feedback. Research Papers in Education. 1-19).
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