16th Sep 2011, 9:00am to 2:00pm

L&T Forum 2011, Semester 2

Assessment: Feedback and Beyond

This Forum was held 16 September 2011 as part of our UNSW Learning and Teaching Forum Series.

Assessment: Feedback and Beyond

This Forum:

  • Focused on the impact of feedback on students learning.
  • Explored the ways of improving feedback in assessment.
  • Showcased some technologies and assessment strategies that can help us improve learning.
  • Identified areas for improvement, development and change in our assessment practice.

Keynote speaker

The keynote speaker was Professor Royce Sadler, Professor Emeritus of Higher Education, Griffith University and Senior Assessment Scholar (Teaching and Educational Development Institute), The University of Queensland.

Professor Sadler has researched and published widely in the area of formative and summative assessment. His current work is focused on academic achievement standards in higher education, and making assessment work more effectively to improve student learning. He is Emeritus Professor at Griffith University, and a member of the editorial advisory boards of two international assessment journals.



The following Videos from the forum are available on UNSW TV:

  • Keynote - Reworking the concept of feedback: Teaching students to notice. Professor Royce Sadler.
  • Questions to keynote.
  • Acknowledgement of citation winners.
  • Spotlight session - Mix and match: m/e-learning for assessment and feedback in Engineering. Dr. Carol Russell, Learning and Teaching Fellow, Faculty of Engineering.
  • Spotlight session - Meanings, meetings, marking and Moodle. Associate Professor Julian Cox, Associate Dean (Education), Faculty of Science.
  • E-Poster (included in Posters Booklet) Team and Individual Quizzes (TIQ). Christine van Vliet, Gary Velan, Rakesh Kumar, Helen van Vliet, Helen Scicluna, Denis Wakefield.

Posters booklet

Download the Posters Booklet (PDF, 11mb, 47pages)

Event Details
Staff Only Event open only to UNSW Staff
Open Seats available


Scientia Building, Tyree Room, Kensington Campus

Key Contact
Carolina Matheson