Floop Team & Dr. Naomi Winstone: What does the research say about feedback best practices?

Over winter break, Floop co-founder Melanie and I had the privilege of talking with prominent feedback researcher Dr. Naomi Winstone. Her research has discovered that feedback interventions all seem to target at least one of four metacognitive skills, described by the SAGE process, and hypothesizes that a holistic approach to developing feedback systems should target…… Continue reading Floop Team & Dr. Naomi Winstone: What does the research say about feedback best practices?

Feedback: Message or Messenger?

Have you ever wondered why some students readily take your feedback and others don’t? We – along with quite a few others – believe that trust is a critical element in delivering successful feedback. Here at Floop, we are digging into the research and best practices on providing feedback. We’ve stumbled on a few interesting…… Continue reading Feedback: Message or Messenger?

Use “wise feedback” to increase motivation

We are betting that you have often experienced this frustration: Hours spent providing feedback on papers only to find them in the trash. Here at Floop, we are digging into the research and best practices on providing feedback. We’ve stumbled on a few interesting ideas that are challenging the way we think about feedback. This research…… Continue reading Use “wise feedback” to increase motivation