David Nicol is Research Professor leading a Teaching Excellence Initiative in the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow and Visiting Professor at the University of Padova in Italy. He is also Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the University of Strathclyde where he was previously Deputy Director of the Centre for Academic Practice and Learning Enhancement (CAPLE) and Director of REAP, the Re-Engineering Assessment Practices project (www.reap.ac.uk), a £1m project exploring how new technologies might support improved assessment practices across three Scottish Universities.
Recent collaborations on feedback comparison studies have been with Anna Serbati and Valentina Grion at the University of Padova, Tim Fawns at the University of Edinburgh, Mairead Brady and Martin Fellenz at Trinity College Dublin.
Emerging collaborations with Anastasiya Lipnevich, City University of New York and Naomi Winstone, University of Surrey. We have a common interest in opening the 'black box' of feedback.