Monday, April 23, 2012

Peer Response Groups

Annotated Research

Question: What attitudes help peer response groups help student writers?

Answer: “Groups exhibited trust, support, and helping and these behaviors carried over into other class activities.” MVH McManus. 1986. P. 427.

Comment: Maybe part of the training for peer response needs to be training in a positive attitude. One thing is for sure: peer response groups need to be trained in how to help student writers grow. A negative response attitude won't do it. RayS.

Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” RK Durst and JD Marshall. Research in the Teaching of English (December 1987), 422-443.

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