Episode 5 – Personal connections: how audiovisual feedback increases students’ understanding

Staff might want to provide feedback that goes beyond the written text alone. Sascha Stollhans talks about the reasons he has used audiovisual feedback over the past few years, how students and staff engage with this type of feedback and how he does this. Sascha is a Senior Teaching Associate in German Studies in the Department of Languages and Cultures of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Lancaster University. 

Resources mentioned

Screencasting software

Literature & research

Speicher, O., & Stollhans, S. (2015). Feedback on feedback: does it work? (pp. 507-511). Research-publishing.net. https://research-publishing.net/manuscript?10.14705/rpnet.2015.000384

Marriott, P., & Teoh, L. K. (2012). Using screencasts to enhance assessment feedback: Students’ perceptions and preferences. Accounting Education21(6), 583-598. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09639284.2012.725637?casa_token=hKL7wu7CuxsAAAAA:sFF_iZeK8LTqAKaChxnimMOnuio4bVfkV_tvtGSADATD98ajGzVs7855buiF4PCPxVP3VstgA4li

Fernández-Toro, M., & Furnborough, C. (2014). Feedback on feedback: Eliciting learners’ responses to written feedback through student-generated screencasts. Educational Media International51(1), 35-48. http://oro.open.ac.uk/40205/1/Fernandez-Toro%20%26%20Furnborough%202014%20-%20Accepted%20manuscript.pdf

Articles that address some staff concerns:

Soden, B. (2017). The case of screencast feedback: Barriers to the use of learning technology. Innovative Practice in Higher Education3(1). http://journals.staffs.ac.uk/index.php/ipihe/article/view/109

Kerr, J., Dudau, A., Deeley, S., Kominis, G., & Song, Y. (2016). Audio-visual feedback: Student attainment and student and staff perceptions. http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/119844/

Research from different subject areas:

Robinson, M., Loch, B., & Croft, T. (2015). Student perceptions of screencast feedback on mathematics assessment. International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education1(3), 363-385. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40753-015-0018-6

McCarthy, J. (2020). Student Perceptions of Screencast Video Feedback for Summative Assessment Tasks in the Creative Arts. In Technology-Enhanced Formative Assessment Practices in Higher Education (pp. 177-192). IGI Global. https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/student-perceptions-of-screencast-video-feedback-for-summative-assessment-tasks-in-the-creative-arts/232903 

Killingback, C., Drury, D., Mahato, P., & Williams, J. (2020). Student feedback delivery modes: A qualitative study of student and lecturer views. Nurse education today, 84, 104237. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2019.104237 (medical subjects)

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