Writer’s Place Strategies. For In-class Peer Review Sessions. Concerns professors have about in-class peer review. Students don’t stay on-task and groups become chat-sessions. Students don’t know how to give useful criticism. Student-to-student feedback can lead to plagiarism.
For In-class Peer Review Sessions
Peer review helps writers grapple with new writing demands by providing an audience that “comments and questions as the writing self sets down ideas, and helps the writer specify and connect ideas.”Meyer, E. and Louise Z. Smith. The Practical Tutor.
Peer review feedback “allows writers to bounce their ideas off an audience, which requires them to practice rhetorical skills as they adjust the ideas to the audience, and develop the analytical and critical skills that are essential to drafting and revising.”
McAndrew, D. A. and T. J. Reigstad. Tutoring Writing: A practical Guide for Conferences.
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