A review of the past decade of research on effective feedback confirms supervisors should aim to fill the role of a ‘critical friend’ who provides constructive and timely feedback.
For many students, the experience of teacher-led feedback is underwhelming or negative, and they are effectively left to their own devices.
Despite heavy investment by universities, student experience of feedback higher education continues to be less than desirable, especially for at-risk students.
Getting input from well-connected academics and researchers is crucial to a paper’s scientific impact.
The scientific impact of a research paper increases with every additional commenter who provides feedback – particularly if the comment came from a well-connected academic.
Ethiopian universities may suffer if quality assurance systems are too narrowly focused.
Quality assurance programmes tend to ignore context - which means important elements of teaching and learning are overlooked and universities miss out on a real chance to improve their practices.
When rating their classes, students use different words to describe male and female professors.
National Assembly for Wales
A friend of mine calls me professor of genius studies. It’s a sort of slip of the tongue, as I teach in gender studies, but it‘s also funny because everyone knows that genius is not associated with gender…