Education

The Impact of Feedback in Higher Education

by Michael Henderson
Publisher: Springer Nature
Release Date: 2019-09-17
Genre: Education
Pages: 303 pages
ISBN 13: 3030251128
ISBN 10: 9783030251123
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : The Impact of Feedback in Higher Education written by Michael Henderson, published by Springer Nature which was released on 2019-09-17. Download The Impact of Feedback in Higher Education Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Wiener's conception of feedback inherently involves a dialogue between action and effect. In doing so, he takes great pains to be clear that this includes regulation of simple behaviour but is also the basis of what he calls ... -- This book asks how we might conceptualise, design for and evaluate the impact of feedback in higher education. Ultimately, the purpose of feedback is to improve what students can do: therefore, effective feedback must have impact. Students need to be actively engaged in seeking, sense-making and acting upon any information provided to them in order to develop and improve. Feedback can thus be understood as not just the giving of information, but as a complex process integral to teaching and learning in which both teachers and students have an important role to play. The editors challenge us to ask two fundamental questions: when does feedback make a difference, and how can we recognise that impact? This volume draws together leading international researchers across diverse disciplines, offering promising directions for both research and practice.