Naomi Winstone

Effective assessment and feedback
University of Surrey, UK

Naomi Winstone is a cognitive psychologist specialising in the processing and impact of instructional feedback and the influence of dominant discourses of assessment and feedback in policy and practice on the positioning of educators and students in feedback processes. Naomi is a Reader in Higher Education and Director of the Surrey Institute of Education at the University of Surrey, UK, having previously held the position of Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. She is also an Honorary Associate Professor in the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE) at Deakin University, Australia. Naomi runs training events and workshops at Universities, Schools, and Colleges across Europe, to support educators and students to enhance the impact of assessment and feedback on learning and development. Naomi is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a UK National Teaching Fellow.


Twitter handles @DocWinstone @SurreyLab

Naomi is also the co-author of Designing Effective Feedback Processes in Higher Education: A Learning Focused Approach (2020) with David Carless.

Develop your teaching with Naomi Winstone
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Supporting Students' Use of Feedback
by Naomi Winstone
This course explores the importance of supporting students' use of feedback and introduces practical activities that enhance students' feedback literacy.
Invitation to University Teaching
Introduction To Teaching In Higher Education
by James M. Lang, Chris Hakala, Todd D. Zakrajsek, Jay Howard, Derek Bruff, Naomi Winstone, Sam Elkington, Dawn Marie Gilmore
If you're new to teaching in higher education or want to brush up on those foundational concepts and skills, this learning path provides a rapid grounding in the essentials and suggestions for further study.
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