One of the perennial issues that is raised in student surveys is that of effective feedback. As part of our ongoing review of teaching, we identified feedback on assessment as a target area for 2007; this paper describes the evaluation of one strategy for improving this feedback that was implemented as part of an undergraduate unit.
I’ve been using screencasts again this year in COMP249 (Web Technology) and have settled on a fairly stable way of producing them using Camtasia on Windows. This post is here as a container for the videos that I’ve produced this year so they can have a life outside of COMP249 as that website is updated.
Here’s an excellent video talking about text, hypertext, touching on the internals of HTML and XML and how Web 2.0 has changed the role of the reader. The web is using us, to tag, classify and label the stuff we write so that we can find it.