Event Title

Delivering Effective Student Feedback

Start Date

13-5-2022 10:40 AM

End Date

13-5-2022 12:10 PM

Document Type

Presentation

Description

This session will begin by highlighting the importance of feedback to the student learning process, especially when learning a skill like legal research. Next, the session will focus on the components of delivering effective feedback, including type of feedback, tone of feedback, and general guidelines for feedback. Finally, the session will conclude with a discussion of student response and engagement with professor feedback. After completing the presentation, participants will engage in a feedback workshopping session. During the workshop, participants will edit and write feedback based on the session’s guidance for effective feedback and reflect on proposed improvements.

Speaker Bio

Nicole Downing is a Clinical Associate Professor of Law and the Assistant Director for Public Services at the Kathrine R. Everett Law Library. She teaches Advanced Legal Research, a 3-credit experiential course at the University of North Carolina School of Law. Her scholarly interests include legal research pedagogy and reference instruction, and she is particularly passionate about encouraging and supporting the scholarly interests of other librarians.

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May 13th, 10:40 AM May 13th, 12:10 PM

Delivering Effective Student Feedback

This session will begin by highlighting the importance of feedback to the student learning process, especially when learning a skill like legal research. Next, the session will focus on the components of delivering effective feedback, including type of feedback, tone of feedback, and general guidelines for feedback. Finally, the session will conclude with a discussion of student response and engagement with professor feedback. After completing the presentation, participants will engage in a feedback workshopping session. During the workshop, participants will edit and write feedback based on the session’s guidance for effective feedback and reflect on proposed improvements.