The Supporting Transition: Enhancing Feedback in First Year Using Digital Technologies or for short Y1Feedback project is funded by Ireland’s National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning as part of the Teaching and Learning Enhancement 2014 fund (Building Digital Capacity in Irish Higher Education).
The Y1Feedback project is a collaborative project between Maynooth University (Project lead), Athlone Institute of Technology, Dublin City University and Dundalk Institute of Technology.
The Y1Feedback project seeks to enhance feedback dialogue in first year undergraduate programmes to support student transition by using digital technologies.
The aim of the Y1Feedback project is to develop and pilot technology enhanced feedback approaches to facilitate teacher feedback and feed-forward and peer-feedback specifically aimed at large first year undergraduate classes to support student transition.
The Y1Feedback project is a two year project (January 2015 to December 2016) and consists of three main phases;