Are the principles of effective feedback transferable across disciplines? A comparative study of written assignment feedback in Languages and Technology

  title={Are the principles of effective feedback transferable across disciplines? A comparative study of written assignment feedback in Languages and Technology},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Fern{\'a}ndez-Toro and Mike Truman and Mirabelle Walker},
  journal={Assessment \& Evaluation in Higher Education},
  pages={816 - 830}
This paper describes an investigation into the written feedback provided by tutors on Language assignments, together with students’ responses to it. The study replicates a previous study of assignment feedback in Technology, in order to determine the extent to which the characteristics underlying common feedback practice and students’ perceptions of effective feedback vary according to discipline. Drawing on two Spanish modules, the researchers analysed over 4000 feedback comments on 72 scripts… 
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