Student perceptions of automated marking and feedback system in computing

Ajit, S. and Dodds, J. (2016) 

Student perceptions of automated marking and feedback system in computing. 

Poster presented to:Higher Education Academy Annual STEM Conference 2016: Inspire to Succeed: Transforming Teaching and Learning in STEM, 

East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, 

28-29 January 2016.


Introduction
The recent National Student Survey results once again (for over 10 years now) revealed low scores for assessment and feedback for taught courses in Higher Education. In this research project, we analysed and evaluated the effectiveness of improving a student’s learning experience using an automated marking and feedback system with a view to replace human marking of formative course assessments within computing. Can automated marking of formative assessments be used to enhance a student’s learning experience?


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