Answer: “Finds that the teachers’ comments were fully understood only about half the time. Inclusion of a reason or explicit instructions helped students understand the comments.”
Comment: Quite a few research studies indicate that students do not understand teacher’s comments on their writing. RayS.
Source: Taylor, S.S. (2011). “I really don’t know what he meant by that”: How well do engineering studentsunderstand teachers’ comments on their writing? Technical Communication Quarterly,
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” Richard Beach, et al. Research in the Teaching of English (November 2011), Internet. http://www.ncte.org/journals/rte/issues/v46-2.