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Around the Web: “Feedback: You Need To Lead It”

In “Feedback: You Need to Lead It,” Forbes contributor Rich Lyons offers advice to help supervisors build a culture of feedback in the office “where peers feel comfortable sharing, asking for and receiving analysis of their performance, even on a daily basis.” Though workplaces and classrooms differ greatly, several principles apply in both contexts: Negative […]

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Around the Web: The Last 5 Minutes of Class

James M. Lang’s series for the Chronicle of Higher Education on Small Changes in Teaching and his new book Teaching Small offer practical, research-grounded strategies for improving learning. Lang asserts: When it comes to the deliberate construction of our course periods, we can do better. As I have been arguing in this series, small changes […]

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Around the Web: How to Ask for Feedback

Designing feedback exercises is an especially important challenge for instructors when they’re helping students learn how to give helpful feedback. We’ve outlined a number of those challenges in our professional development module, Designing Effective Reviews. However, if we’re training students for professions where feedback is important and necessary, we need to pass some of those […]

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Around the web: triaging feedback

Getting helpful feedback on writing isn’t enough; as we argue in our student module Rethinking and Revising Using Feedback to Improve Our Writing, selecting from the feedback you receive is also important. Clark Wimberly, writing for The Next Web, describes a similar process when giving advice for how designers can handle feedback they receive during critiques. […]

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#4C16 – Panels on Feedback and Revision

Many in our teaching community are no doubt aware that 2016’s College Conference on Composition and Communication is quickly approaching. We’re looking forward to the opportunity to meet with many of you there. We’ve compiled here some of the sessions we’re most excited about. Some sessions relate to Eli Review directly, where presenters will share teaching […]

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