Types of Feedback
Characteristics of Effective Feedback
The feedback "giver" must be clear about motives
Feedback should be given to help, not to hurt someone
Feedback should be problem oriented, not people oriented
Feedback should be specific rather than general
Feedback is useful when well-timed
Feedback should be checked with others to support its validity III.
How feedback should be handled/given
Listen to the feedback
Try not to get defensive if it’s not good
Practice giving and receiving feedback
It’s not my job to give feedback
If you’re not asked for feedback don’t give any.
No news (feedback) is good news.
"Giving Feedback." Teaching & Learning @ Flinders. 16 Oct. 2007. Flinders University. 16 Oct. 2007 . Wertheim, Edward G. "The Importance of Effective Communication." Edward G. Wertheim, Professor, Northeastern University. Northeastern University. 14 Oct. 2007 .
The primary objective of feedback is to help the speaker develop communication skills that address the needs and expectations of his or her audience. The most effective comments identify problem areas, provide clear and concise recommendations for developing the communication, and explain how those recommendations will make the speech more precise. Types of Feedback
worked examples (e.g. verbal feedback in class, personal consultation) Formal
in writing (e.g. checklists, written commentary, generic exemplars) Direct
to individual student (either in written form or in consultation) Indirect
to whole class (e.g. The class did poorly on the last test. Very generic.) Formative
given during the run of the topic, enabling risk taking and adjustment prior to final...
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