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Room1 ASSET Anne Crook Elluminate Conference Acc Comments

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Room1 ASSET Anne Crook Elluminate Conference Acc Comments

  1. 1. ASSET An interactive video resource to enhance feedback provision
  2. 2. ASSET <ul><li>Background and context </li></ul><ul><li>The ASSET resource </li></ul><ul><li>University of Reading pilot study </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>18 month JISC funded project (ends March 2010) which aims to: </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance the feedback experience for staff and students </li></ul><ul><li>through the development of Web 2.0 resource, ‘ASSET’ </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the use of video for timely, quality feedback provision </li></ul>Enhancing Feedback Provision at Reading: The ASSET Project
  4. 4. <ul><li>Timeliness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- period between submission and feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quality & Quantity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- links with learning outcomes and assessment criteria; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- class sizes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Balance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- formative/summative </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Engagement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- getting students to make good use of feedback </li></ul></ul>Feedback Challenges
  5. 5. <ul><li>Feedback is an essential part of the learning process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Motivation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Inform performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ways to improve </li></ul></ul>The Importance of Feedback
  6. 6. <ul><ul><li>Focus students’ attention on the ‘assessment criteria’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>prior to an assignment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help students see how the feedback given for one piece of work can be used in subsequent work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help students to relate better to your feedback and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>engage more with advice given </li></ul></ul>Feed-forward
  7. 7. <ul><li>Voice/image adds an ‘additional layer’ to feed-forward/feedback: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Tone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Expression </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Most effective feedback in audio/video form (Hattie & Timperley, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodate different learning styles </li></ul><ul><li>To complement existing feedback mechanisms to promote </li></ul><ul><li>enhanced engagement with feedback </li></ul>ASSET: Using Video For Feedback
  8. 8. <ul><li>Mixing of social networking with academic study is already taking place*: </li></ul><ul><li>73% of students use these sites to discuss coursework with others </li></ul><ul><li>27% do so on a weekly basis </li></ul><ul><li>Only 25% feel encouraged to use Web 2.0 by lecturers </li></ul><ul><li>(*JISC; Ipsos MORI, 2008) </li></ul>Why use Web 2.0 to develop ASSET?
  9. 9. <ul><li>Additional mechanism for feedback provision </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to provide ‘feed forward’ in a timely manner </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback can be used to complement individual feedback received in other media </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity for students to discuss assessment-related </li></ul><ul><li>feedback online and to share comments with staff </li></ul>Anticipated Project Outcomes
  10. 10. How ASSET works The ‘Feedback loop’
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  12. 12. <ul><li>Participants </li></ul><ul><li>Six ‘Schools’/Centres </li></ul><ul><li>Over 30 staff and 1000 students will have access to ASSET </li></ul><ul><li>Piloted during Autumn Term 2009/2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Data collection </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-and post use surveys of students and staff </li></ul><ul><li>Post-use focus groups of students and staff </li></ul>ASSET Pilot Study
  13. 13. <ul><li>Dr Anne Crook [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Julian Park [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Clare Lawson [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Robyn Drinkwater [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Karsten Lundqvist [email_address] </li></ul>Contacts
  14. 14. www.reading.ac.uk/asset

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