Teaching & Learning


Rethinking evaluative feedback: alternative methods for collecting student feedback 13 Nov

13 November 2018, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

You will learn about an alternative method to collecting evaluative student feedback, in this workshop delivered by guest lecturer, Dr John Francis.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff




UCL Arena Centre


Arena Room, 10th Floor
1-19 Torrington Place
United Kingdom

Tuesday 13 November 13:00 - 14:00

In this session, you will explore alternative methods to collect evaluative feedback from students.

Typically collected in questionnaires, Dr John Francis shares with you an innovative method 'pick a card,' which has been adopted in UCL departments.  

This workshop will:

  • develop your thinking of effective assessment and evaluation in higher education
  • present a new method for collecting student feedback, and;
  • offer new possibilities in understanding the student experience

After attending this session you will

  • be able to adapt your evaluation and assessment practices 

Who should attend

You should attend if you wish to challenge traditional evaluation practice.  Module and programme leaders would particularly find this useful.

About the Speaker

Dr John Francis

Lecturer in Higher Education

John has worked in in higher and further education, with a focus on assessment and feedback and pedagogy. 

He has held a number of academic and advisor posts with the University of Exeter, University of Plymouth, Sains Malaysia University, Penang, Arts Institute Bournemouth, Kingsway Westminster College London, East Devon College, LSIS/Nord Anglia and more recently Brunel University, London.