Week 6 - Summarizing Information

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Week 6 – Summarizing Information Unit 2 – Writing and Reading Critically
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Questions to consider… How can you benefit from a peer’s review of your draft? What are some examples of summaries written in professional or academic contexts? What are the main differences between an executive summary and an abstract?
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What is a peer review? A peer review is a collaborative activity that allows students to share their drafts and provide constructive feedback. Students serve as “audience peers” and not teachers or evaluators of the drafts. The purpose of peer reviews are twofold: 1) You receive additional feedback from a peer and not just an instructor; and 2) You gain experience in revising other people’s drafts, which develops a critical awareness that you can apply to your own writing. You also learn how another classmate/s approached the assignment.
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How do peer reviews work? For each Writing Project, you’ll complete a Peer
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2010 for the course WRIT 200 taught by Professor O'neil during the Spring '10 term at Arizona Western College.

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