ERIC Number: EJ1145797
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Abstractor: As Provided
Fostering Oral Presentation Performance: Does the Quality of Feedback Differ When Provided by the Teacher, Peers or Peers Guided by Tutor?
van Ginkel, Stan; Gulikers, Judith; Biemans, Harm; Mulder, Martin
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, v42 n6 p953-966 2017
Previous research revealed significant differences in the effectiveness of various feedback sources for encouraging students' oral presentation performance. While former studies emphasised the superiority of teacher feedback, it remains unclear whether the quality of feedback actually differs between commonly used sources in higher education. Therefore, this study examines feedback processes conducted directly after 95 undergraduate students' presentations in the following conditions: teacher feedback, peer feedback and peer feedback guided by tutor. All processes were videotaped and analysed using a coding scheme that included seven feedback quality criteria deduced from the literature. Results demonstrate that teacher feedback corresponds to the highest extent with the majority of the seven identified feedback quality criteria. For four criteria, peer feedback guided by tutor scores higher than peer feedback. Skills courses should incorporate strategies focused on discussing perceptions of feedback and practising providing feedback to increase the effectiveness of peer feedback.
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Feedback (Response), Student Evaluation, Oral Language, Peer Evaluation, Tutors, Undergraduate Students, Observation, Video Equipment, Data Analysis, Information Sources, Comparative Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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