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The Leeds Metropolitan University website includes the Assessment, Learning and Teaching resource. While designed specifically For Leeds Met staff it contains a lot of useful information and resources. The ALT Resources dealing specifically with feedback can be accessed at

The UK Higher Education Academy website includes pages and resources focusing on feedback practices at

Race, P. (2002) Using feedback to help students learn (first published on the website of the ILTHE in 2002) available from