Perspectives and Recent Research on Feedback in the Classroom: Considerations for a Pedagogical and Dialogical Approach

Keywords: Feedback, feedback approaches, pedagogical-dialogical approach, bibliographic essay


Purpose. This bibliographic essay analyzes the perspectives and recent research on feedback. The central argument supports the importance of studying the phenomenon from this approach to deepen what the teacher-student interaction is like and how students participate, interpret, and use the feedback information to build knowledge. Discussion. The debate focuses on the criticism of the information transmission approach that limits feedback as a monological-unidirectional practice centered on the teacher. In contrast, the socio-constructivist approach understands it as a social phenomenon in which teachers and students interact. However, both perspectives reduce the discussion to the search for a generic model for good practices and limit its function to the achievement of learning as a cognitive product. Conclusions. It is important to enrich the study in the field from a pedagogical and social approach that assumes feedback as an interactive to problematize the dominant perspectives that define its action as a cognitive product related to academic performance in educational contexts.

Author Biography

David Herrera-Araya, Universidad Diego Portales

Profesor de Historia y Ciencias Sociales. Magíster en Historia, Magíster en Educación, Doctorando en Educación, Universidad Diego Portales/Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Profesor de Evaluación Educativa en el Departamento de Educación, Universidad de Santiago de Chile.


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Herrera-Araya, D. (2022). Perspectives and Recent Research on Feedback in the Classroom: Considerations for a Pedagogical and Dialogical Approach. Revista Electrónica Educare, 27(1), 1-19.
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