Conditions under which feedback facilitates learning from programmed lessons

Richard C. Anderson, Raymond W. Kulhavy, Thomas Andre

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119 college students completed a programmed introduction to population genetics on a computer-based education system. On the criterion test which followed, performance was significantly better when feedback had been given after rather than before the response. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)186-188
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Educational Psychology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1972


  • programmed lessons, feedback not given vs. given after vs. before response

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology


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