Screencasting Feedback for Students

For my first time teaching a college level course (4 week online seminar class for College of Education students), I wanted to make sure I was following all of the research I have read since my last time teaching.  One of the biggest things I have read was on the impact of effective feedback and…

Practice Does Not Make Perfect

Back in 10th grade, I started playing golf as my spring semester sport.  The three years before that I had been playing tennis but we moved to a different district, and they did not have boy’s tennis.  I had only golfed a little bit before then but it was a sport that seemed like fun…

Better Feedback: Google Docs vs Paper

One very important aspect of the learning process is how feedback is used to help guide the learner to improve and grow.  We must focus on giving effective feedback otherwise we will not be continuing the learning process.  When the only feedback that we give is a grade or a percentage, that is not going…