Southampton Feedback Champions: Students and staff improving feedback together, University of Southampton

Laurence Georgin, Kristina Stuart, Rebecca Wainwright, Rameesha Anwar, Abisola Tina Hammed


This case study is about a project undertaken in 2014-2015 at the University of Southampton byLaurence Georgin and 27 students. The Southampton Feedback Champions project aimed to explore the creation, collection and application of feedback in a full range of contexts through a variety of tools and mechanisms with the potential to enhance good feedback practices. Students were employed as Southampton Feedback Champions to collect and develop further examples of good feedback practice as identified by Southampton students and staff. SFCs were at the heart of the project and took on roles as researchers, project managers, communication officers, and conference organisers and speakers. The outcomes from the project range from a better understanding of the feedback-related issues to the creation of staff and students resources, which aim to improve feedback understanding, its delivery and its potential within the higher education context.


Feedback; Assessment; Employability

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