The instructional effect of feedback in test-like events (Bangert-Drowns, et al., 1991)

Bangert-Drowns, R.L., Kulik, C.-C, Kulik, J.A., & Morgan, M. (1991). The instructional effect of feedback in test-like events. Review of Educational Research, 61(2), 213-238. The authors performed a meta-analysis reviewing 58 effect sizes from 40 reports. Feedback effects were found to vary with control for presearch availability, type of feedback, use of pretests, and type … Continue reading

Decreasing Cognitive Load for Novice Students: Effects of Explanatory versus Corrective Feedback in Discovery-Based Multimedia (Moreno, 2004)

Moreno, R. (2004). Decreasing Cognitive Load for Novice Students: Effects of Explanatory versus Corrective Feedback in Discovery-Based Multimedia. Instructional Science, 32(1), 99-113. This paper investigated the guided feedback hypothesis, which states that in discovery learning environments, explanatory feedback (EF) is superior to corrective feedback (CF) in guiding novice learners. Two experiments, conducted with a botany … Continue reading