Debby Ellis Writing Center

Planning & Leading Peer Review

Having students work in small groups to read one another’s papers and offer guided, substantive feedback is one of the most effective ways to foster writing knowledge in your classroom, and the benefits of peer review  are well-documented. After speaking with faculty about peer review here at Southwestern, we’ve developed a list of five best practices to help you make the most of peer review in your classroom.

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After reading through some ideas for ways you can make peer review more effective in your classroom, please check out our links to model peer reviews and further resources, our peer review question bank and our additional resources for faculty trying out peer review in the sciences.

For more ideas on supporting student revision, please see our page Teaching Writing in Your Classroom.

 

 

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