Author

Linda Rodgers

Date of Award

8-2019

Document Type

Action Research Project

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Education

First Advisor

Catherine Kelly

Department/School

Education

Abstract

The purpose of this action research project is to see the effects of goal setting, giving effective feedback, and student reflection time on self-selected goals in reading. This research setting was conducted with 23 students in a suburban area of the Twin Cities in Minnesota. A pre-survey was given to students before the action research was conducted, with a post-survey given to compare the data. As part of the intervention, students made self-selected reading goals. Then students were given teacher feedback using effective feedback strategies. In addition to feedback, students were given time to reflect on their feedback and goals. Findings indicate that giving students reflection time on their goals and feedback increases their understanding of the teacher feedback they received and helps them use that feedback in useful ways.

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