Assessment experts get terribly excited about the effectiveness, or otherwise, of feedback. We like to think that our ideas in this area are new, but they’re not. This afternoon I was re-reading the paper by Arkalgud Ramaprasad (first published in Behavioral Science back in 1983) which, in my interpretation, says that information provided can only be described as feedback when it makes a difference. (more…)
Archive for July, 2010
Welcome to my new blog which is about the ways in which assessment, especially e-assessment, can support learning – or hinder it. I hope that explains the title a little.
Please bear with me while I explore the technology.