Feedback helps to keep the student's interest, provides additional
information, and responds to student inputs.
Whenever the student makes an input, whether correct or
incorrect, the input must be acknowledged. You can beep, show
button pushed or show switch movement. Give the student the
option of turning the sound on or off.
All feedback should be positive and kept as short as possible, yet
provide enough information to point the student in the right
direction. It is also important to keep all feedback in context with
what was presented.
Informative feedback indicates the correctness or incorrectness of
a given answer. The following are examples of good and poor
Sorry, b is incorrect
This indicates that "b" is incorrect but
it forces the student to continue
guessing until the correct answer is
This shows the student the answer
Sorry, b is incorrect.
chosen and also shows the correct
The correct answer is
answer. This method shows the
student the error and at the same time
eliminates guessing to find the correct