• Rabia Aslam
  • Najmonnisa Khan
Keywords: Constructive Feedback, Motivation, Self-Efficacy,, Self-Regulation, Academic Achievement


Providing constructive feedback to students is one of the most influential strategy which helps students to boost their self-efficacy, raise students’ motivation for the task and improve self-regulation which ultimately help students to achieve their learning outcomes. The aim of the present study is to conduct a critical literature review survey on constructive feedback, propose a theoretical framework and build a conceptual model on the basis of reviewed literature. In this regard abstracts from journals and Dissertations were explored and scrutinized thoroughly for critical literature survey on “constructive feedback and its effects” by using search terms such as constructive feedback, academic achievement, feedback and self-regulation on Google Scholar, ERIC, Elsevier, Springer, Sage, Taylor & Francis. The search covered a total of 221 articles/ books from January 2000 to May 2020 including some older publications as well, by means of snowballing. Out of these, 92 articles were filtered and incorporated in this study. Behaviourism perspective, goal orientation theory, Expectancy value theory, and cognitive constructivist self-regulated theoretical account supported the theoretical framework for the present study and conceptual framework was proposed.

Author Biographies

Rabia Aslam
Research Scholar, Department of Education, Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi Pakistan.
Najmonnisa Khan
Associate Professor, Department of Education, Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi Pakistan.


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