9780321448484

What Every Student Should Know About Practicing Peer Review

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321448484

  • ISBN10:

    0321448480

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/13/2006
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

This helpful guide teaches students how to effectively and constructively evaluate each otherrs"s work -- a common requirement in first-year writing courses. Students are taught what to look for in a paper during various stages of the writing process (thesis, outline, supporting details, and so forth), and how to give the most effective and useful feedback. Different methods for practicing peer review, such as in-class, one-on-one, collaborative, are discussed with special attention given to online peer evaluation. Students learn to give and receive critical feedback during various stages of the writing process Peer review guidelines Online peer review - programs available Sample peer responses Anyone who does peer review work.

Table of Contents

Peer Review -- brief introduction to this edition
Traditional
Definition and overview of types
Early draft
Common practices
Purposes
Advantages/ disadvantages
Developed draft
Common practices
Purposes
Advantages/ disadvantages
Group dynamics
How to select peer reviewers
Things to remember about responding to others' writing
Negotiating and commenting on difficult content
Electronic
Definition and overview of types
Word Processors (tracked changes)
Common practices
Purposes
Advantages/ disadvantages
Distribution (message boards, list serves, courseware)
Common practices
Purposes
Advantages/ disadvantages
Specific web hosted software (exchange)
Common practices
Purposes
Advantages/ disadvantages
Group Dynamics
How to select peer reviewers
Things to remember about responding to others' writing using technology
Negotiating and commenting on difficult content
Additional resources
Sample early draft with comments
Sample developed draft with comments
A Revised draft
Additional reading (perhaps a list of page numbers corresponding to peer review sections from Pearson's handbooks)
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