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From Here to There: Students’ Perceptions on Feedback Goals, Barriers and Effectiveness

From Here to There

Students’ Perceptions on Feedback Goals, Barriers and Effectiveness

The process of teaching students how to write is centered around feedback that can guide student understanding of how their writing was received and interpreted. Feedback is essential to writing instruction. In order to provide more effective and engaging feedback, we need to ask: how well do students comprehend and act upon the feedback we deliver to them?

Lesson Plan Ideas: Engage Students & Improve Writing Skills

9 Lesson Plan Ideas for Educators

Educators are faced with an increasing challenge of engaging students. How can teachers effectively reach students and help them become better writers? What are effective approaches for promoting critical thinking and original writing?

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The Role of Automated Feedback in the Classroom

Join us for special interview with Elijah Mayfield as he discusses advances in the field of automated essay feedback and the work of LightSide Labs, which has developed an approach for helping to facilitate the timing and efficacy of teacher-guided feedback by placing automated scoring in students' hands.

What's Wrong with Wikipedia?

Turnitin has worked with academic experts to develop The Source Educational Evaluation Rubric (SEER). Instructors and students who use SEER can quickly evaluate a website and arrive at a single score based on five criteria scaled to credibility.

Closing the Gap: What Students Say About Instructor Feedback

Closing the Gap

What do students value in terms of instructor feedback on their writing? Turnitin recently conducted a survey of 1,000 students to gather insights into how instructor feedback impacts the development of student writing.