Feedback and Reflective Practice Among Peers

Welcome to the course 'Feedback and Reflective Practice Among Peers'. In this course, we will explore the essential concepts of feedback and reflective practice in the context of peer coaching. Understanding the importance of feedback and reflective practice is crucial for personal and professional growth. We will delve into the different types of feedback, such as constructive and positive feedback, and how they contribute to the improvement of skills, confidence, and self-awareness. Techniques for giving effective feedback, including the sandwich technique, the direct approach, and the Pendleton model, will be thoroughly examined to equip you with the necessary skills to provide valuable feedback to your peers.

Furthermore, we will delve into the concept of reflective practice and its significance in the learning and growth process. Models of reflective practice, such as Gibbs' reflective cycle, Schön's reflection model, and Kolb's reflective cycle, will be explored to help you understand the different approaches to reflection. We will also discuss the implementation of reflective practice in peer coaching, including reflective listening, reflective journaling, and group reflection sessions. By the end of this course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of how feedback and reflective practice can be integrated into peer coaching to facilitate personal and professional development.

As we progress through the course, we will also address the challenges that may arise in feedback and reflective practice, such as resistance to feedback and difficulty in reflection. We will explore strategies for effective integration, balancing feedback and reflection, and encouraging open and honest communication. Additionally, we will assess the impact of feedback and reflective practice on improvement in skills, changes in perception, and attitude. In conclusion, we will recap the importance of feedback and reflective practice and encourage continuous implementation in peer coaching, while also discussing future perspectives on feedback and reflective practice in coaching. Join us on this journey to enhance your coaching skills and promote growth through effective feedback and reflective practice.