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CTE has temporarily relocated to East Campus 3 (EC3). We will continue to offer our regular programs and services from our temporary offices and workshop locations. 

Giving Quality Feedback (CTE106)Export this event to calendar

Friday, January 12, 2018 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Location: EV1 241

Facilitator: Tait Wilman (CTE) and Nickolas Rollick (CTE)

Workshop description

Academic work is constantly under review as instructors assess students' papers, supervisors guide students on theses, or students evaluate instructors teaching, only to name a few examples. In all of these cases, evaluative information is being given to one person by another as feedback has occurred. But was it helpful? Was it assimilated? Will it make a difference in the future?

In this workshop, we will explore how to become better recipients and givers of feedback in the academic setting. We will discuss relevant concepts regarding feedback, then demonstrate strategies and provide tips to help achieve effective feedback communication. You will also have an opportunity to evaluate and discuss sample feedback practices through group work activities.



Many of our workshops have waiting lists, so if you've registered but can't attend, please notify us 24 hours in advance (at ) so that we can give your spot to someone else.


The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are studying, working, or visiting at Waterloo. If you have questions concerning access, such as parking, building layouts, or obtaining information in alternative formats, or wish to request accommodations for a CTE workshop or event, please contact CTE via email ( or phone (ext. 33857) and include the session’s title and date. Our workshops typically involve a mix of presentation and discussion-based activities, and we encourage a scent-free environment. We also welcome accompanying assistants, interpreters, or note-takers; notify us if accommodations are needed in this regard. Please note that some accommodations may require time to arrange.

EV1 - Environment 1
Room 241
200 University Ave West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1