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This book is based on the argument that detailed and developmental formative feedback is the single most useful thing teachers can do for students. It helps to clarify the expectations of higher education and assist all students to achieve their potential.
This book promotes student learning through formative assessment and feedback, which:
Underpinned by the relevant theory, the practical advice and examples in this book directly address the issues of how to motivate students to engage in formative assessment effectively and shows teachers how they can provide further useful formative feedback.
1. Introduction 2. Student Learning Environment 3. Principles of Formative Assessment and Feedback 4. Using Formative Assessment and Formative Feedback in Learning and Teaching 5. Formative Feedback and Reflective Learning 6. Types of Formative Assessment and Feedback 7. Making Use of ICTs for Formative Feedback 8. Benefits of Formative Feedback for Academic Staff 9. Conclusions