Peer Review as a Motivating Device in the Training of Writing Skills for College Students

Victor N. Shaw
2002 Journal of College Reading and Learning  
This article introduces an innovative method of training in writing skills in content areas for college students. The method involves the use of a peerreview panel to encourage students to write in-class essays in academic and professional formats. The basic features are: Students take the instructor's perspective; they internalize class performance standards; and thus, they voluntarily incorporate those standards in their attitudes toward instruction as well as in their learning behaviors.
doi:10.1080/10790195.2002.10850138 fatcat:p3427m32yza7tjib66rvshm7qa