MAC 8290: Peer Review Checklist
Please do not write on your peers draft; do not fix errors; do not flag individual
errors in grammar/mechanics (though you may say check your subject/verb
agreement in general terms in your response.
Week 9 Overview
I hope you enjoyed Spring Break.
By this point, you've read most of the text, and completed a good many exercises designed to
reinforce your skills.
Two DQs are posted this week. The first DQ asks you to look at a range of potential assign
Week 7 Overview
This week, you'll be revising your memo drafts for submission and grading.
The first round of peer reviews and submissions often creates delays, and this term is no
Ive already returned all drafts that were submitted on time thr
In the May text, Guideline 15 suggests that writers vary vocabulary, sentence lengths and
Mays suggestions are excellent, but for many writers, its been quite a while since elementary
In order to vary length and s
Your text offers excellent strategies for organizing information, but many writers benefit
from a quick review of the primary patterns that you have been using since 4th grade.
Logical writing organization and document design are your two bes
Week One Overview
Welcome to MAC 8290, Advanced Business & Technical Writing.
My name is Eileen Mullahy; I love teaching this course. Since Ive spent my
professional life in both the academic and business worlds, I understand the
pressures involved in bal
Week Two Overview
You'll find Week 2s reading, writing and discussion assignments continue the focus on
email. If you have not fully read all the material on emails in Supplemental Notes from
last week, kindly do so. Next week, we will be focusing on orga
Week 3 Overview
The great majority of you are off to a great start on the Discussion Board. Just a
reminder: each week, youre asked to post an original response to a DQ, and also a
response to one of your peers posts from the previous weeks DQ. This week,
Week 4 Overview
Excellent work this week on the Discussion Boards: many of you have already provided helpful
tips on revision techniques. Please remember that I typically refrain from posting on the boards;
they are your discussions, after all, and your p
Week 5 Overview
This week, youll be drafting your first graded writing assignment. Given all the work
youve completed this far this term, I believe youll be on familiar ground in this
assignment: a memo explaining a financial term and its effect on a clie
Week 6 Overview
This week, you will provide peer commentary to a fellow student for the RCN memo draft.
Here's how our peer review process works: read the Peer Review assignment post for week 6,
and follow the directions there.
Kindly email your draft via