DC Clients routinely provide student feedback on the
Thursday of the DC week. This page, therefore, is dedicated to teaching you
what to look for throughout your week’s worth of interviews as well as
exercising your note taking skills to guarantee your ability to offer each
student feedback that is equally specific and constructive.
When reflecting on a student's performance during an interview consider the
following prompt questions and use them to guide your written responses.
5 Key Questions for DC Client Student
Did I feel heard? Did the student work to understand me,
for my perspective and
Was I allowed and/or encouraged to tell my story?
Was the conversation easy to follow?
Did I feel included, i.e., in the loop, regarding
Did I understand and trust the student? Why or why not?
your DC week you will be assigned 2 different clinics—i.e., groups of
5 students. To avoid difficulty recalling which clinic recommended a certain
test, and/or which student said and did what, you will be receive an
unmarked Student Photo Sheet for each clinic/group every day. Seen here, the
sheets feature color photos of every student you will interact with and
ample space for making notes of each students’ suggestions, ideas, and
input. More details about the organization of the DC "players"
Jotting down a few notes after each visit will help you keep your
responses to each clinic consistent during subsequent visits and aid you
when it is time, at the end of the DC week, to deliver your oral and written
Example of a Student Photo Sheet
Note Taking Video Exercise:
Having printed out a copy of the sample Student Photo Sheet
(provided above), click on the following video link and practice writing
specific observations and/or items of critique for each student’s
performance based on 5 Key Questions (listed above.)
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