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Supporting the development of student feedback literacy, Professor David Carless


The question of how to support students’ learning from feedback is a perennial one in higher education. Professor David Carless, leading pedagogic researcher in assessment for learning explores the benefits of using various forms of peer feedback for developing opportunities for students to gain the positive experiences of feedback which are supportive of feedback literacy, their ability to engage with their feedback for continuous learning.

About David

David Carless works as a Professor at the Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong and is also Honorary Professor at CRADLE, Deakin University. He was the winner of a University Outstanding Teaching Award in 2016. His current research focuses on teacher and student feedback literacy to enhance the impact of feedback processes, and how and why teachers change their feedback practices. Designing effective feedback processes in higher education: A learning-focused approach, by Winstone and Carless, was published by Routledge in 2019. He also tweets about feedback research and practice @CarlessDavid.The latest details of his work are on his website:

The video of this webinar can be found on the DARE To Transform Canvas site


  professor David Carless

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