March 2010

Getting mid-term formative feedback from students

Have you ever felt, even after careful planning, that what you are doing in the classroom just isn’t working? We all try strategies that don’t work as planned.  Teaching can improve a great deal if we actively seek out student comments and make adjustments in teaching strategies, even in mid-way through a course. This type of formative feedback from students can enhance the teaching and learning experience for both instructors and students.