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Thoughts on Teaching: Getting Feedback – Evaluating Sessions

Gathering and utilizing student feedback is essential to ensuring that the courses you teach are facilitating learning and that your content and teaching styles are constantly evolving with the students. – Lettre Lindsay Several years ago I had the pleasure of working with Barbara Thornton on a course for teacher educators. Barbara and I agreed that we should get feedback from the participants at the end of each day and that we needed to respond to the feedback in subsequent days. To this task, Barbara brought a rich repertoire of techniques to employ that I have since drawn on and attempted to expand. I’d like to share some of these in this blog post. To begin with, I’d like to share some experiences I’ve had with getting feedback. The first showed me the bias my emotions have on my assessment … Continue reading

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