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Discuss the role of feedback in the learning of skills

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  • Submitted: 12/08/2003
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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

Introduction

Feedback (FB) is the final part of the information processing system, which received during or following a movement, to notify the performer about the effectiveness of the response. In order to learn and develop skills, feedback and guidance are necessary. It also required knowledge of result and knowledge of performance.

Knowledge of performance (KP) and Knowledge of results (KR)

KR is the knowing what the result of our action have been, which is generally extrinsic and given verbally. We modify them to produce precise movement needed for the correct performance of a skill.

For example, in the rugby game, a coach may say you pass the ball so wide, and he may add some additional extrinsic feedback to tell why your action is incorrect and how to improve it. This type of feedback is called 'knowledge of performance', which arises from the movement/ performer itself. After a game, a coach will tell to his team about the way they played.

Type of the feedback

Feedback gives information about the quality of a movement/performance. We should know

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