Presentation on theme: "The Feedback Campaign A joint campaign between Hallam Union & The Assessment for Learning Initiative."— Presentation transcript:
The Feedback Campaign A joint campaign between Hallam Union & The Assessment for Learning Initiative
Why a feedback campaign? 2007 National Student Survey. The NUS Feedback Amnesty. Union and University had similar aims. Time to work together. Missions for student reps.
Aims of the campaign To find out what types of feedback our students are getting. Make students aware of the feedback they currently receive. To find out how students use their feedback to enhance their learning. To raise awareness of how feedback can be used. To encourage a dialogue about feedback.
The Campaign Engaged student reps with the campaign.
The Campaign Engaged student reps with the campaign. Began with teaser campaign.
The Campaign Engaged student reps with the campaign. Began with teaser campaign. Asked students about their feedback.
The Campaign Engaged student reps with the campaign. Began with teaser campaign. Asked students about their feedback. Gave students information about feedback.
The Successes Encouraged a dialogue between students and staff. Over 1500 responses. Gave student reps the opportunity to have a meaningful conversation with their peers. Enabled us to find out what kinds of feedback students were getting and how they use it to enhance their learning. Gave us meaningful evidence to use in the second stage of the campaign.
Criticisms Timing of campaign – relevant to first years? Difficulty engaging academic staff. Abandoning NUS Feedback Amnesty. Raising students expectations? Must make good use of findings
What we Found Students know how to use their feedback and would like more of it in good time. Most common types of feedback included; WrittenDiscussion boards Q&AVerbal Notes on assignmentsFrom peers AudioEmail from tutors
Where Next? Second phase of the campaign. Launch event/celebration. Telling students (and staff) what we found out. Poster competition. More stalls across the University. New feedback guides for students.