Teaching truths? 2

December 13, 2002

Graham Gibbs' daughters' experience of late and little feedback may be because of the large number of students and a tight turnaround time.

How can coursework increase students' learning experience if in a 12-week semester a student has to do four pieces of coursework? They simply miss lectures and seminars to complete them. The majority may work hard, others plagiarise. This explains the disparity in coursework and examination marks.

Bala Balachandran
Senior lecturer
South Bank University

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