- I have to do a peer review on the paper I just uploaded. Notes are to be made on yellow on her paper itself.
- Review Microsoft Support: Insert, Delete, or Change a Comment to review how to provide feedback.
3. In your comments and feedback to your peer, focus on the following questions to guide your review:
- Are there statements and/or sections that are confusing to understand?
- If so, use the highlight feature in Word to annotate any passages that were confusing or difficult to understand.
- Are there any sentences or paragraphs that seem out of order, incompletely explained, or otherwise need revision for clarity?
- Is the overall flow/organization of the paper clear and logical?
- If not, how could the paper be reorganized to improve flow/organization?
- Be sure to avoid too much “copy editing” (i.e., grammar and spell check).
Focused Questions by Section:
- Does the introduction provide background for the topic of the review using appropriate references?
- If not, explain what additional information should be added/what should be removed.
- Can you easily locate the authorâ€™s purpose statement at the end of the introduction?
- If so, does the purpose statement connect the introduction to the literature synthesis?
- Is the topic of the paper easily comprehensible to a non-expert reader?
- If not, use the highlight feature in Word to annotate areas of the paper that are difficult to understand.
- Does the author effectively synthesize the literature according to the assignment guidelines?
- Does the author provide multiple, clear suggestions for improving the body of literature in the discussion/evaluation section with a focus on improving the methodology of the studies?
- Does the author provide a conclusion that summarizes the review in a concise manner?
4. Once you have reviewed the paper, answer the following questions at the end of their paper draft:
- What part(s) of the paper are the most effective? Why? Provide examples from the paper to support your evaluation.
- What part(s) of the paper are the least effective? Why? Provide examples from the paper to support your evaluation.
- How could the paper be stronger/more convincing to the reader? Provide examples from the paper to support your evaluation.
5. Submit your edited peer review to your classmates’ original post. To do this: