• Level: AS and A Level
  • Subject: Physical Education (Sport & Coaching)
  • Word count: 1336

Extracts from this document…


Discuss the role of feedback in the learning of skills The essay is to discuss the role of feedback in the learning of skills. Galligan et al say “whichever form is used, it is important that it is given or received as close to the performance as possible. It must be accurate, understandable, concise and constructive.” Feedback can be positive, negative, extrinsic, intrinsic, terminal, concurrent, the knowledge of performance and the knowledge of results. All these types of feedback is the receiving and giving of sensory information concerning both positive and negative outcomes of a performance. First before giving out feedback the coach must assess the learner’s current ability and what phase the learner is currently in, e.g. cognitive, associative and autonomous. If a coach is assessing a performer within a match situation he can decide what the learner’s current ability is and what sort of feedback he should give. When…

Get FULL document “Discuss the role of feedback in the learning of skills” FREE:

Add your comment: