Closing the feedback loop? Iterative feedback between tutor and student in coursework assessments

  title={Closing the feedback loop? Iterative feedback between tutor and student in coursework assessments},
  author={Martin G. Barker and Michelle Amy Pinard},
  journal={Assessment \& Evaluation in Higher Education},
  pages={899 - 915}
  • M. Barker, M. Pinard
  • Published 9 September 2014
  • Psychology
  • Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education
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