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Writing Peer Review (Peer Critique) TOP 10 Mistakes

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  1. I think I've seen all of these Top 10 Mistakes in action on the college level. I'm so impressed that 4th and 5th graders are learning how to do effective peer review. This video would be helpful for peer reviewers of any age.

    Jean the Generalizer makes me think of something I observed once in a peer review session in a college class. One of the papers being reviewed was a strong piece with little or nothing "wrong." All the peer reviewers had to say was, "Yeah, that's really good." If they could have been specific about what elements were good, it not only have reinforced the writer, but it would have raised the reviewers awareness of what constitutes good writing, which would have helped them with their own papers.

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