One of the keys to engaging online learners and facilitating critical thinking is providing students with timely, meaningful, and actionable feedback.
Webinar: Providing Effective Student Feedback
Good feedback is:
Good feedback also:
- Highlights a specific knowledge or skill
- Focuses on thinking (not writing mechanics)
- Moves a student’s work forward
- Provides a model or example
- Invites the student to give the instructor feedback
- Encourages the student to ask for the kind of feedback s/he needs
Source: (Johnson, 2013) and (Orlando, 2016)
In this webinar, UNE Online’s Instructional Design Team explores
- What is feedback? (And what isn’t it?)
- Purpose of feedback
- Strategies you can use right now
References and Resources
Hattie, J., & Timperley, H. (2007). The power of feedback. Review of Educational Research, 77(1), 81-112. doi:10.3102/003465430298487
Hattie, J. (2009). Visible Learning: A Synthesis of 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement. Routledge.
Johnson, A. (2013). Excellent online teaching: effective strategies for a successful semester online. Middletown: Aaron Johnson.
Orlando, J. (2016). What Are the Secrets to Providing Highly Effective Feedback to Students? Lecture presented at Mentor Commons Retrieved February 7, 2017, from http://www.magnapubs.com.une.idm.oclc.org/mentor-commons/?video=14330
Wiggins, G. (2015, January 27). What feedback is and isn’t. Retrieved February 07, 2017, from https://grantwiggins.wordpress.com/2014/04/15/what-feedback-is-and-isnt/