Screen-casting as a Technology-enhanced Feedback Mode


  • Laura Claire Bissell Royal Conservatoire of Scotland



assessment, feedback, arts education, technology enhanced learning, screen-casting.


Feedback by tutors to students on their written assignments is most frequently given via written comments and occasionally through a one-to-one tutorial. Recent developments in screen-casting technology have allowed students to receive feedback in MP4 video format where they are guided through their assignment visually and aurally by the tutor. This paper disseminates the pilot of screen-casting as a technology-enhanced feedback mode in a performing arts HEI. The aim of this limited but focussed research was to explore alternative ways of providing feedback to students and to engage with a range of approaches to learning and assessment. This paper reflects on the potential of screen-casting technology as a feedback mode for written work to provide extensive aural and visual feedback and suggests other possible applications in other areas of learning and teaching.

Author Biography

Laura Claire Bissell, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Laura Bissell is a Lecturer in Contemporary Performance Practice at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She is a visiting lecturer on the MRes in Creative Practices at Glasgow School of Art and has taught on the Transart Institute MFA in Berlin. Laura is Associate Editor of the Theatre, Dance and Performance Training journal.


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