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student peer review
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McGlynn-Wright, Anne. 2020. “Student Peer Reviews”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, March. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Student peer reviews are a valuable but often under-utilized tool for developing students' analytic, evaluative, and writing skills while simultaneously building a supportive classroom community. The following resource provides an example for a peer review process for a term paper and offers variations for considerations of class size and level. The peer...

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Learning Goals and Assessments

Learning Goal(s):

  1. Students will learn to analyze and evaluate the work of their peers.

Goal Assessment(s):

  1. The analytical and evaluative components are assessed through the graded written peer review assignment.

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