08 May 2019

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Free

Academy Xi, Level 3, 45 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Event Description

The word ‘feedback’ feels awkward and uncomfortable because semantically, it wasn’t invented for human interaction! Rocket scientists coined the term for the way their mathematical programs gave them insight into machinery performance. (You probably want to make sure your rocket doesn’t explode on the way to space and all that.)

Since then, other kinds of scientists have begun studying feedback between humans more recently, largely in nursing education, and then in educational psychology.

We’ll spend some time getting to know the ins and outs of feedback, the forgotten-yet-so-important step that underpins it all, then connect it to you and your journey.

After our event, We Need to Talk: How to Make Feedback More Effectiveyou will be able to:

  • Identify your own readiness for accepting feedback
  • Receive and work with feedback effectively
  • Articulate the kind of input you need from feedback so that you can better attain your goals

Speakers

Aimee Gonzalez-Cameron

Senior UX Consultant at Transpire

Aimee Gonzalez-Cameron is a senior UX consultant with Transpire. She operates from a belief that design plus teaching and learning theory equals stronger businesses, and leverages her background in academia to innovate in business. She also loves designing and facilitating learning experiences for her professional community. (Like you!)

Samantha Yuen

Design Research Lead at Government Digital Services Singapore

Sam leads design research and research ops at Government Digital Services Singapore. She’s a proud mother hen to 4 design researchers and serves 40 other UX designers by growing their research kungfu, introducing reflective ways of working and creating a safe space for emotions.

Dates and fees

Wednesday

08 May 2019

6:00 pm ~ 8:00 pm

Free

Location

Academy Xi,
Level 3,
45 Exhibition St,
Melbourne VIC 3000

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