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Discuss the role of feedback in the Learning of skills

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AS and A Level Acquiring, Developing & Performance Skill

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Discuss the role of feedback in the

Learning of skills

What is Feedback?

Feedback is part of the information processing system, which is received during or following a movement, to notify the performer about the effectiveness of the response. In order to learn and develop skills, feedback is necessary. Learning also requires knowledge of results and knowledge of performance.

Feedback gives information about the quality of a movement/performance. There are many types of feedback, and we should know each one and the effect it has on skill improvement and value related to learning stages of the performer.

* Intrinsic feedback-is sometimes referred to as internal feedback. All this information is inherent to the task. You can feel the response of how the skill was per formed through the kinesthetic senses.

* Extrinsic feedback-sometimes is referred to as external feedback. It comes from teachers, coaches, etc. the information given to the performers is used to reinforce the already received intrinsic feedback.

* Positive feedback-occurs when the task or performance is successful. It could used to strengthen learning and increase the probability of repeated successful performance.

* Negative feedback-is just what is

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