Share Paper: Fusing Mentorship with Common Core Standards Through Asynchronous Screencasting Feedback

  1. Luanne Fose, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, United States
  2. Martin Mehl, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, United States
Monday, March 6 10:15 AM-11:15 AM Creekside I

Abstract: Spanning the 2015-2016 academic year, Lead Instructional Designer, Luanne Fose, from the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology and Communications Studies Senior Lecturer, Martin Mehl, conducted a formal, institute-wide research pilot at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, on whether video assessment can improve faculty feedback for student assignments. The study evaluated improvement in faculty grading efficiency and assessment by providing asynchronous oral feedback to students through video screencasting. The findings of the pilot confirmed and even exceeded expectations that such an approach was indeed effective to positively affect students’ perception of constructive criticism, instructor transparency, and mentorship. The ...