Students benefit from feedback on their performance in a learning task, but the timing of the feedback depends on the task.
- Provide feedback to learners according to schedules that allow them to recognize correct responses without the aid of feedback.
- Pahler, H., Cepeda, J.T., Wixted, J.T., & Rohrer, D. (2005). When does feedback facilitate learning of words? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 31, 3-8.