ERIC Number: EJ1063561
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Feedback on Teaching from Observations of Teaching: What Do Administrators Say and What Do Teachers Think about It?
NASSP Bulletin, v99 n2 p164-188 Jun 2015
Teachers crave yet rarely receive qualitative performance feedback. Though student feedback has been studied, we know little about what kinds of feedback are useful to teachers for improving practice. This study begins to address the need in research on the nature of feedback teachers receive from classroom observations as well as on how teachers make sense of feedback. Written feedback to four teachers was analyzed using Feedback Intervention Theory. Teacher perceptions from "think-aloud" of feedback were also analyzed qualitatively.
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Observation, Teaching Methods, Administrator Attitudes, Qualitative Research, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Instructional Improvement, Intervention, Content Analysis, Teacher Attitudes, Instructional Leadership, Semi Structured Interviews, Evaluation Criteria, Reflection, Transformative Learning, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Scoring Rubrics, Case Studies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California