Share Paper: Enhancing assessment feedback with audio, video and screencast technologies

  1. Michael Henderson, Monash University, Australia
  2. Michael Phillips, Monash University, Australia
Wednesday, March 20 1:45 PM-2:15 PM Melrose 1

Abstract: Feedback is arguably the most important component of an instructional process. However written feedback on assessment is often ambiguous and unhelpful. This paper reports on the use of video, audio and screencast technologies by 13 high school teachers to provide detailed, personalized and clear feedback on student assessment. A subsequent survey of 261 school students indicated the majority preferred the audio visual feedback, reporting that it was more individualized, detailed, clear, useful and caring. The results also indicate that, in comparison with written feedback, students were more likely to report that they knew what they needed to do to improve ...