Palgrave Teaching and Learning

by Sally Brown (Series Editor)


Concentrating on giving students detailed and developmental feedback is the single most useful thing we can do for our students, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds who may not understand the rules of the higher education game. The time we spend on giving detailed and developmental formative and summative feedback should not be skimped: this is crucial to foster student learning and is the most time-consuming aspect of assessment but arguably the most important thing we do for learners.