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ERIC Number: ED189604
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Mar
Pages: 7
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Peer Editing: A Way to Improve Writing.
O'Donnell, Cathy
This analysis of peer editing techniques briefly discusses the following: (1) the advantages of peer group editing, such as the availability of a wider audience and writing models; (2) the potential disadvantages of grouping unskilled or uncommitted students; (3) forming groups; (4) using sentence combining exercises to facilitate trustbuilding; (5) sequencing assignments, beginning with a first-person narrative; (6) sharing papers by reading them aloud; (7) editing responses; and (8) evaluation procedures. (AEA)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the combined Annual Meeting of the Secondary School English Conference and the Conference on English Education (Omaha, NE, March 27-29, 1980).