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How Can I Use Frequent Student Feedback to Improve My Courses?

If you are only asking for feedback at the end of the semester, there’s not much you can do to improve the learning for your current students. That is why it’s important to get student feedback early in the semester—and multiple times throughout—to understand your students and meet their learning needs. We share the five times in the semester when getting student feedback is valuable and provides practical ways to obtain that information.

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How Can I Use Frequent Student Feedback to Improve My Courses?

Its the end of the semester, and you’ve just given out the course evaluations.

  • You find that a significant portion of your class is dissatisfied with the course.
  • Your students aren’t grasping the learning objectives, and they are struggling.

Whats wrong with this picture?

If you are only asking for feedback at the end of the semester, there’s not much you can do to improve the learning for your current students.

It’s too late.

That is why it’s important to get student feedback early in the semester—and multiple times throughout—to understand your students and meet their learning needs.

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In How Can I Use Frequent Student Feedback to Improve My Courses?, the presenter shares the five times in the semester when getting student feedback is valuable and provides practical ways to obtain that information.

Learn grading and feedback techniques you can implement immediately, or with your next class, such as:

  • Conduct a Student Interest Inventory early on, to learn about students subject-specific knowledge and how they like to learn
  • Use ungraded One-Minute Papers to find out what your students feel they’d need to study if there was a test tomorrow
  • Survey students after the first exam or paper to see how they prepared for it and to find out whether their grades matched their expectations
  • Share feedback with students when you’re ready to implement changes based on their input

You’ll learn how to:

  • Select optimal times to solicit student feedback
  • Develop easy-to-use instruments for student feedback
  • Ascertain the quality of student feedback
  • Use student feedback to generate collegial discussions about teaching
  • Make course improvements based on student feedback

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It is important to get student feedback early in the semester—and multiple times throughout—to understand your students and meet their learning needs. Learn grading and feedback techniques you can implement immediately, purchase How Can I Use Frequent Student Feedback to Improve My Courses? today.

A Campus Access License, will allow you to place seminar content onto your internal website. Your colleagues will be able to access the seminar at their convenience. Save time and money

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