Feedback for learning: formative assessment NE714 / A21

Start date
2 Aug 21
Duration
3 Weeks
Learning Method
Online Delivered CPD

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Summary

Online, self-paced course. Marking has been identified as an area of excessive workload for teachers, however feedback is a crucial practice to enable students to move forward in their understanding. This course provides evidence-based approaches to using written and oral feedback to support student learning, without increasing your workload. You will focus on developing a classroom culture that encourages formative dialogue, and prepare students to receive feedback and act upon it to further their learning. 

Who is it for?

This course is for teachers, curriculum leaders, newly qualified teachers, trainee teachers and others involved in teaching science, engineering, technology, computing or mathematics. It’s suitable for educators working in primary, secondary or further education (ages 5-19 years). 
Participants will need to have prior experience marking and facilitating lessons that they themselves teach. This course compliments our Planning for learning: formative assessment course. However, this course can be taken as a standalone course and all learning will be supported within the content of the course.

What topics are covered?

  • effective feedback as part of formative assessment.
  • feedback that enables students to move forward in their learning.
  • forms of written feedback and oral feedback.
  • empowering students to receive and act on feedback.

How will you learn?

This online, self-paced course can be completed flexibly. Participants can join and start this course at any time after the advertised date. Find out how our online CPD works.
This course is not facilitated. You can learn independently or with colleagues to directly address your individual needs. 

How long is this course?

This course takes around three hours per week to complete and you do not need to be online at any specific time. You can take the course at your own pace.

Who is the course leader?

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • apply approaches that use students’ errors to maximise learning as part of classroom culture.
  • identify different types of feedback interaction within your teaching.
  • develop a range of strategies to involve students in oral and written feedback.
  • develop a formative classroom culture that prepares students to be responsive to feedback.  

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
1 Feedback for learning: formative assessment02 August 202100:00-00:00Online course

Notes

FutureLearn terms and conditions: This course is hosted on the FutureLearn social learning platform and you will need to create an account if you do not already have one. 
In addition to STEM Learning Terms and Conditions, by booking on this course you are consenting to FutureLearn’s Terms and Conditions for Invited Learners. By booking onto this course, you agree that your information will be held by FutureLearn and National STEM Learning Centre as data controllers in common, and that by joining the course on FutureLearn your progress will be monitored by STEM Learning.
If you have booked in advance of the course being available, you will receive an email to access the course on FutureLearn no later than the course start date.
 

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Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£90.00 +VATStandard bursary available*£0.00
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£112.50 +VAT

* Your school or college will receive the bursary on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

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