Give students rapid feedback on assignments to address problem areas quickly and effectively.

  • Rapid feedback is preferable to slow, methodical feedback.
    • Rapid feedback draws attention to an issue when it’s fresh in the student’s mind.
      • Slow feedback, while it may be more precise, might address issues too late to make the necessary impact.
    • This is especially important for students with many misconceptions, who may not realize they don’t understand the material.
  • To learn more, watch Jeff Forbes' CS Education Zoo interview.