“The option of feedback by digital audio or video can make feedback a more personal instructive experience for many learners”JISC, 2010, p.14

Choosing a feedback method and a technology to assist you largely depends upon what it is you want to communicate to the student and how individual the feedback is. There are a number of different formats which could be used to provide feedback electronically.

I need to be able to provide:

Further advice on providing effective feedback can be found in the Learning Enhancements Assessment and feedback strategy and David Nicol’s Transforming Assessment and Feedback: Enhancing integration and empowerment in the first year.

Learn more about the role of the Personal Academic Tutor and how to make the most of Personal Academic tutor.


JISC. (2010) Effective Assessment in a Digital Age: A guide to technology-enhanced assessment and feedback [online], Bristol, HEFCE.  (accessed 26 March 2015).