Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Further reading

More in-depth information and idea on specific techniques of assessment and feedback.

Specific techniques

Find out about a range of assessment techniques, why they might be useful and case studies presenting exemplars from Edinburgh and elsewhere.

Principles of good formative assessment

The Re-engineering Assessment Practices in Higher Education (REAP) project devised principles of good feedback practice based on a self-regulation model and showed the benefits of their application using technology across a range of disciplines.

Enhancing feedback

Details about the University's feedback enhancement strategy, and enhancing feedback website.


Viewpoints is an easy to use, adaptable (and sometimes even fun) series of simple, user-friendly reflective tools to promote a creative and effective approach to curriculum design.