Introduction

Planning for Peer Review Sessions

Helping Students Make Effective Comments

Helping Students Handle Divergent Advice

Resource: Sample workshop sheets

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Frequently Asked Questions about Writing Across the Curriculum

Remind students that they are responsible for the final drafts they submit to you, but that they should carefully weigh each comment they receive from a peer reviewer. Comments that suggest radically different revisions of the same part of a paper generally help writers see various ways to revise but may confuse students about what to do. Students need not choose one of the suggested revisions, but they should note that multiple suggestions pointed at the same part of a paper typically highlight a place where some revision is necessary for readers.