A review of the past decade of research on effective feedback confirms supervisors should aim to fill the role of a ‘critical friend’ who provides constructive and timely feedback.
Students in an information technology unit were given a chance to learn from their mistakes to score higher marks. But only the motivated showed an improvement.
A rapid transition from fossil fuels is possible by targeting the ‘tipping points’ in our political and economic systems.
Human beings seem to be born wearing rose-colored glasses. Psychologists are interested in how this bias toward the positive works in the very young – and how it fades over time.
Despite heavy investment by universities, student experience of feedback higher education continues to be less than desirable, especially for at-risk students.
Starting a new job is never easy, never mind one that puts people’s lives in your hands on a daily basis.
Finding the feedback balance is hard. Millennials are seeking more feedback while baby boomers tend to want to get on with the job.
There are plenty of apps that people with autism can use for learning, play and communication. Not all are designed with autism in mind, so what can we learn from any online user feedback?
The scientific impact of a research paper increases with every additional commenter who provides feedback – particularly if the comment came from a well-connected academic.
Many managers say they’re uncomfortable giving negative feedback, yet employees tend to consider it helpful to improving importance. Research – and a 13th-century saying – offers some tips.
Here’s how to make a happy workplace during year-end assessments.