Teaching & Learning


Enable students to understand and use feedback to enhance their learning 31 October

31 October 2018, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Are we too focused on improving the delivery of feedback, without giving equal attention to how to improve its reception? Guest Lecturers, Dr Emma Medland & Dr Naomi Winstone, University of Surrey discuss.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff




UCL Arena Centre


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

Wednesday 31 October 13:00 - 14:00

Guest Lecturers, Dr Emma Medland and Dr Naomi Winstone which is open to all staff at UCL who provide feedback to students.

In this seminar, you will consider the possibility that “current feedback practices are not fit for purpose” (Carless et al., 2011, p. 395) and will learn how to help your students understand their feedback to enhance their learning. 

You will compare and contrast transmission-focused and learning-focused paradigms of feedback practice. 

This workshop will present:

  1. Models of feedback
  2. The role of the student in the feedback process 
  3. The development of feedback literacy
  4. Approaches for developing student engagement with feedback 

    After attending this session you will 

    • understand the importance of active student engagement with feedback 
    • be able to apply principles of proactive recipients of feedback 

    Who should attend

    You should attend if you are a member of UCL staff who provides feedback to students. 

    About the Speaker

    Dr Emma Medland & Dr Naomi Winstone

    Senior Lecturer at University of Surrey

    More about Dr Emma Medland & Dr Naomi Winstone