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Guiding Principles for the Use of Feedback in Educational and Psychosocial Interventions

Coral L. Shuster , Theodore A. Walls , L.A.R. Stein

Psychosocial and educational intervention approaches employ diverse treatment frameworks, most of which involve delivering some form of feedback to pa.

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Psychosocial and educational intervention approaches employ diverse treatment frameworks, most of which involve delivering some form of feedback to participants about their behavior. General conceptions of feedback are well-known to underlie mainstream therapeutic and educational approaches. Recently emerging ‘smart’ approaches also rely on feedback principles. However, little scholarship is available to stitch together evolving strands of feedback principles and no literature characterizes explicitly the diverse landscape of feedback practices employed in education or intervention science. This paper reviews intrinsic conceptions of feedback along with diverse cases of its use in intervention and education. Based on our consideration, we present a typology of feedback modalities that we hope will enrich the efforts of interventionists and educators to design treatment and educational frameworks incorporating feedback.

Keywords: Design, feedback, framework, intervention, strategies.

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