21 Peer Review: Editing/Grading

Peer review is beneficial to your students and you as a teacher.  Peer review can include writing assessments, verbal assessments, presentations, projects, and more.  Use rubrics or peer-review guidelines for students when creating peer-review assessments.

Benefits to Students:

  • Develop and strengthen their writing skills
  • Develop and strengthen their communication skills
  • Develop  constructive feedback skills
  • Fosters critical thinking skills
  • Allow students to clarify ideas, concepts, knowledge, etc.
  • Minimizes drafts
  • Learn how to edit their own work

Benefits teachers: 

  • Cuts down on grading time
  • Fewer grammar errors
  • Collaborative learning environment

Canvas Peer Review Feature:

Canvas has a peer review feature in assignments and for the discussion board.

Assignments Peer Review Tutorial – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10256-4152719640 (Links to an external site.)

Discussion Board Peer Review Tutorial: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12946-4152719642


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