Formative assessment that bites

Haynes, BJ ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7364-9447 2021, 'Formative assessment that bites' , The Structural Engineer, 99 (2) , pp. 12-19.

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Abstract

It is now an established fact that the learning cycle is greatly enhanced by timely and effective feedback. The use of formative assessment has now become an indispensable vehicle to facilitate student engagement in the feedback process, even if they do not recognise they are receiving feedback. This paper presents a review of some formative feedback events, in which civil engineering students at The University of Salford participate. The cohorts studied cross six years (200+ students), and three programmes at FHEQ level 7. The study indicates that carefully designed feedback events can have a significant impact upon understanding of structural behaviour for students preparing for professional status.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: The Structural Engineer
Publisher: The Institution of Structural Engineers
ISSN: 1466-5123
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Depositing User: Mr Jonathan Haynes
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2021 11:23
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2021 08:26
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/59556

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