Feeding forward for reflective learning in vocational education
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Citation:Wilson, R. (2015, September). Feeding Forward for Reflective Learning in Vocational Education. Paper presented at National Learning and Teaching Conference, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, New Zealand.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3338
STUDENTS NEEDED MORE HELP They weren't clear on the area of study No formative feedback was given to help them gauge their progress Much of their study was out of context Feedback early would allow them to reflect and apply changes looking forward (Quinton 2010) Most well constructed comments could be applied as feed forward information (Koen 2012) A SOLUTION Study a specific set of circumstances in a case study Real situations experienced in the trade A guide towards content that does fit with the marine environment To provide a platform from which the student and teacher are able to work together to assist learning prior to summative assessment (Boud 1995) An opportunity to reflect on feedback with timeliness (Quinton 2010