Reflection On Feedback

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The time I received feedback was on a paper during my undergraduate year. The paper was a personal reflection based on a prompt. I went to the professor’s office for clarity about the grade that I received on the paper. The feedback I receive is that I did not go deep enough with the paper. I did not agree with the feedback because I felt if the paper I wrote was based on my personal experience therefore I went deep enough as I can with the paper. She also stated that I needed to improve on my grammar. For instance, she suggested that I go to the writing center to improve on my paper. My reaction was to be shocked about the feedback. I went to the office expecting positive feedback about my paper not to be criticized about my writing. My reaction was denial and rejection because I did not agree to what the professor pointed out about the assignment. I tried to explain my position on the paper without listening to the feedback. My internal reaction was to be upset about the negative feedback because I did not think that the feedback was constructive at the time. My external reaction was to be defensive because I thought I did a good job on the paper. I did not actively listen to the professor feedback but I focused on my own feelings and thoughts. For instance, I questioned and dismissed my professor’s feedback. Moreover, I would…show more content…
I had a healthy reaction after this assignment. For instance, I actively listened and accepted the feedback. I was not as in denial or fake agreeing to the feedback as I may have done in the past. I was surprised by how I did not get defensive or challenged the feedback that I received from my supervisor. I would use what I learned about healthy and reactive reactions in the future to respond in a healthier manner when receiving negative feedback. I will use the feedback from supervisor to make improvements in my
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