Enhancing Feedback with Technology | Enhancing feedback with technology


In 2006 Russell Stannard suggested that screen capture technology could be used to provide feedback to students on their written work. His idea was first published in July 2006 in the Modern Language Teacher and was later included in the Times Higher Newspaper. The idea generated widespread publicity and was included in National Student Forum 2009 submitted to the UK government. The idea has generated lots of research and in 2007 France 2 TV interviewed Russell about the idea. Russell went on to win several awards.

Here is a short explanation of this award winning idea




Further reading

Russell's first article was published in the Modern English Teacher in June 2006. In that same year the Times Higher published a large article on the idea.

First article in the Times Higher in 2006

Research in Norway.

Research in Canada

Open University Research on JING

What tools can we use?

There are two tools that can be used to provide feedback. Russell' mainly uses the second one.


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