"Providing students feedback on their assignments represents an integral part of being an instructor. Unfortunately, higher education often reduces this step to assigning grades as a pathway to calculating a final grade." - Brad Garner

In this issue, The Toolbox explores the value of effective feedback.  Watch the promo video below to get a glimpse into this topic.

The Toolbox series, authored by Brad Garner of the Center for Learning and Innovation, features an online professional development newsletter offering innovative, learner-centered strategies for empowering college students to achieve greater success.  The newsletter is published six times a year by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

Read more in The Toolbox newsletter and visit the archives to access back issues covering a wide variety of ideas and resources related to teaching and learning.

Question: What challenges and opportunities do you encounter when providing feedback for student assignments?  Please leave a comment below.

Contributor: Brad Garner / Director of Faculty Enrichment, Center for Learning and Innovation

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