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2. for the Next 90 Minutes Identify the characteristics of effective feedback. How to effectively give negative feedback without building resistance. How to structure feedback so subjects remember the information. How to use the principles of motivational interviewing in your feedback to encourage subject learning. Creating targeted feedback that builds self-confidence and promotes greater cooperation in the classroom or workplace. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 2 3. Traditional approach (1) Change is motivated by discomfort. If you can make people feel bad enough, they will change. People have to hit bottom to be ready for change Corollary: People dont change if they havent suffered enough 4. Traditional approach (2) If the stick is big enough, there is no need for a carrot. You better! Or else! 5. Traditional approach (3) Someone who continues to use is in denial. The best way to break through the denial is direct confrontation. 6. Another approach: Motivating (1) People are ambivalent about change People continue their bad habit because of their ambivalence Resolving ambivalence in the direction of change is a key element of motivational interviewing 7. Another approach: Motivating (1) Motivation for change can be fostered by an accepting, empowering, and safe atmosphere 8. Why dont people change? 9. WHAT DOES THIS LOOK LIKE: IDENTIFYING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF EFFECTIVE FEEDBACK. Looks really do matter 10 10. What is Purpose of Feedback Promote learning Offering new information to replace outdated or incorrect information. Promote Behavior Change To reinforce what is done well by a subject. Help subject change unproductive behavior. Promote Trust To offer information in respectful fashion that promotes the value of the person and reinforces learning. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 11 11. What is Purpose of Feedback Feedback is about Providing the subject insight about the information, skills, & behaviors desired in the organization (college or university) to accomplish the mission (learning the material and/or changing behavior) to achieve the goals (graduation) and find employment. Creating an environment where the subject feels safe to ask for help and information. Creating a respectful learning environment. 12. Two Basic Forms of Feedback Formative Gives information to instructors & subjects about how subjects are doing relative to course learning or behavior change goals. The formative assessment script reads like this: What knowledge or skills do I aim to develop? How close am I now? What do I need to do next? Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 13. Two Basic Forms of Feedback Summative Provides the subject with information about how he/she did mastering the information or making the requested change in behavior. For example, did the subjects learn what they were supposed to learn after using the instructional module. Summative feedback/evaluation is typically quantitative, using numeric scores or letter grades to assess learner achievement. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 17 14. Examples Formative Feedback Enrique, let me give you some ideas on how to improve your paper Two specific examples where it can be improved Four specific examples where Enrique was doing well Summative Feedback Enrique, your earned a B- on your paper. Let me point out specifically the two areas that lowered your grade and several areas that you did well on Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 18 15. When Feedback Goes Wrong Creates defensiveness in subjects Impacts classroom climate Inhibits learning Poor course/instructor evaluations 16. Effective Feedback Effective feedback is specific, not general. Effective feedback always focuses on a specific behavior or actions, not on a person or their intentions. The best feedback is sincerely and honestly provided to help. People will know if they are receiving it for any other reason. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 21 17. Effective Feedback Successful feedback describes actions or behaviors that is under the control of the individual. Feedback that is requested is more powerful. Build in permission to provide feedback, even if permission is not necessary. Say, I'd like to give you some feedback about the presentation, is that okay with you? Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 23 18. Effective Feedback Effective feedback involves the sharing of information and observations. It does not include advice unless you have permission or advice is requested. Effective feedback is well timed. Whether the feedback is positive or negative, provide the information as closely tied to the event as possible. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 25 19. Effective Feedback Effective feedback involves what or how something was done, not why. Asking why is asking people about their motivation and that provokes defensiveness. Check to make sure the other person understood what you communicated Use a feedback loop, such as asking a question or observing changed behavior. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 27 20. Examples Ineffective Feedback Mr. Smith, you are talking over everyone else during class discussionwhy are you doing that you know the class discussion rules. Effective Feedback Mr. Smith, I have noticed that when you participate in class discussion, you are talking over everyone else. It would be helpful to the whole class if you waited until others have stopped speaking. Additionally, what you have to say is very goodon target, and matches the class readings. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 29 21. Effective Feedback Effective feedback is as consistent as possible. If the actions are great today, theyre great tomorrow. If the classroom behavior merits discipline, it should always merit discipline. Effective feedback is offered privately. Never single anyone out for embarrassment Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 30 22. STRUCTURING FEEDBACK: HOW TO STRUCTURE FEEDBACK SO SUBJECTS REMEMBER THE INFORMATION. & HOW TO EFFECTIVELY GIVE NEGATIVE FEEDBACK WITHOUT BUILDING RESISTANCE FROM SUBJECTS. The Order Really Does Matter Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 32 23. Structuring Feedback When people are given both positive and negative feedback, what do they remember? A. Both the Positive & Negative Equally B. Mostly the Negative feedback C. Mostly the Positive feedback D. My subjects generally dont listen when I speak! Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 33 24. Structuring Feedback People will mostly remember the NEGATIVE feedback. People generally do not deeply consider praise. People remember criticism in significant detail. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 34 25. Structuring Feedback Remember, even if you offer equal amounts of positive and negative feedback to a subject, it will still feel negative over all. Concept of hedonic asymmetry Brain is optimized to identify and respond to bad experiences first and seek to resolve them (survival). Good news can wait once threat is averted. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 35 26. Structuring Feedback The 90/10 rule People generally focus on the 10% of their lives that are going wrong and overlook the 90% of their lives that are going normal or well. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 36 27. The Feedback Sandwich Many have been taught to sandwich negative criticism between positive remarks. Problems with the Feedback Sandwich: 1. The criticism blasts the first positive comments out of the receivers brain. 2. The receiver then thinks hard about the criticism which drives it into memory. 3. The receiver is now on guard for more criticism and cannot hear the positive comments that end the cycle. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 37 28. A Better Structure for Feedback Briefly present a few negative remarks followed by a long list of positive remarks. This can be hardcoming up with positives can take work Provide as much detail as you can Reason: Positive feedback is harder to remember. People generally scrutinize & remember criticism and gloss over positive remarks. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 38 29. Order a Different Sandwich Go from this You have a great writing and presentation styleat the same time, I can really see some areas for improvement. Suggestion # 1 Suggestion # 2 I also think the content of what you presented is good. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 39 30. Order a Different Sandwich To this Lets take a look at your written report & presentationtwo areas to focus on are Specific Example 1 & 2 Some strong areas were Great attention to the details of the report, for example Your presentation brought home the fact about You matched the learning goals with the points in the presentation You sustained eye contact with your audience. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 40 31. Structuring Negative Feedback When giving negative feedback Be clear!! Focus on things that can be changed or controlled by the receiver. Present a clear and constructive way to change the behavior or acquire new knowledge. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 41 32. Presenting Positive Feedback Generally when people are receiving positive praise & feedback Heart rate slows Blood pressure lowers Adrenaline levels decrease Muscles relax It also becomes less memorable. Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 42 33. Presenting Positive Feedback To make positive feedback more memorable: 1. Give positive feedback that is unexpected. 2. Give feedback that creates positive, esteem boosting nicknames. 3. Give feedback that rhymes or has prose (supports memory). Perry C. Francis, Ed.D. 43 34. HOW TO GIVE CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK 35. TIMING . Make sure the time is right. The sooner the better, but if you're upset about the situation - or your employee is - take a "time-out." 36. CHOOSE YOUR WORDS. Saying, "You need to do..." or "You're not doing this properly," can put the receiver on the defensive from the get-go. Instead, say "I noticed that..." or "I understand that..." Beginning feedback phrases this way discusses the action or behaviour that needs to be changed, not the person. 37. START WITH THE POSI