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What is corrective feedback?

___You understand the definition and purpose of corrective feedback.

Who should give corrective feedback?

___As an advocate, you accept feedback from anyone who is affected by an advocacy campaign, whether as an advocate, a target, a beneficiary, or an interested observer.

___In dealing with targets of advocacy, you know that corrective feedback must be offered by advocates, beneficiaries of advocacy, or others who clearly understand the issue, and have some standing.

When should you give corrective feedback?

You provide (and accept) corrective feedback:

___When it is requested.

___ At the beginning of an advocacy campaign, especially in the planning stage.

___When the preliminary effects of the campaign can begin to be analyzed.

___When it's necessary to avoid unintended consequences.

___When it's necessary to avoid alienating real or potential allies or the public.

___When damage control is needed.

___When you're monitoring or evaluating a campaign or specific parts of it.

What are some methods of feedback?

You know how and when to use and not to use:

___One-to-one feedback.

___Intragroup feedback.

___Group-to-group feedback.

___Impersonal feedback.

___360-degree feedback.

How do you give and accept corrective feedback?

Giving feedback:

___Your feedback is formative, not summative.

___You're supportive when giving feedback.

___You focus on the specific issue, and don't point fingers.

___You're honest.

___You listen to the reaction to your feedback.

___Your feedback leads to a plan to address the issues it raises, and you offer help to carry out the plan.

Accepting feedback:

___You listen objectively to what the provider is saying.

___You're honest with yourself.

___If you think the provider's impressions are mistaken, you discuss that with her.

___You ask for and use the provider's help to formulate and implement a plan to address the issues her feedback raised.

___You thank the provider.

How can corrective feedback help an advocacy campaign?

You provide (and accept) corrective feedback to:

___Help advocates recognize errors, problems, and issues that could derail the campaign.

___Flag potential errors before they become problems.

___Avoid alienating potential allies.

___Help advocates claim the moral high ground.

___Help targets of advocacy avoid unintended consequences.

___Help targets of advocacy improve their image with their constituency and the community.