Murray Ronaghan - Bow Valley College
Speaker bio:

Murray Ronaghan has a Specialized Honours BA in English from York University, a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia and received his teaching certification in New York. He has taught for 15 years and believes fervently in the power of personalized and purposeful feedback as key to effective learning. 

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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