JR - Bow Valley College


Speaker bio:

JR has a BA in English Literature and BEd in High School Education from Bishop's University. She currently teaches online for the Centre for Excellence in Foundational Learning at Bow Valley College. She has presented the UO Conference before, as well as for ACIFA, and eCampusAlberta.

Session information:

Feedback in English Language Arts (ELA) Courses

Two ELA asynchronous online teachers will present on the importance of feedback and the results of their specific initiatives since the introduction of the D2L learning management system at Bow Valley College. The teachers have experimented with initial assessment tests and quizzes that present students with quick automatic canned responses and audio feedback. The session will focus on:

  • The research behind feedback
  • The benefits of quick automatic responses
  • The benefits of audio feedback

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