Exercise 17 – Peer Feedback for Rough Draft

Name:

Reviewer:

Paper Title:

Area Measures

A+

A

B

C

Introduction Sets tone of paper, provides direction, Starts from the data of the GSS, poses the research question, summarizes the hypotheses to be tested, has an interesting “hook”.

Literature Review Briefly reviews the literature on the research topic, summarizes major findings, covers each of the factors/variables associated with the hypothesis, synthesizes the articles, locates the research project within the broader discourse on the issues.

Methodology Summarizes the methods employed in collecting data to test hypothesis, acknowledges limitations of data sources or methods. Provides summary characteristics of study participants, acknowledges representativeness / lack of representativeness of participants,

Findings Provides statistical and qualitative evidence in support or opposition to the hypotheses, synthesizes qualitative and quantitative findings

Discussion & Conclusions Summarizes the paper, Discusses findings exploring various possible interpretations of findings/ alternative or competing explanations, relative strength of findings, implications of findings. provides direction for the “next step” in terms of additional research that could be conducted, poses ways in which findings may be applied outside of research setting (policy changes, educational approaches, program revisions, etc).

Mechanics (Spelling, grammar, syntax and diction) Demonstrates an awareness of audience, uses sophisticated language that engages the reader; manipulates sentence length to enhance the total effect of the essay; uses precise language that expresses complex ideas clearly. Contains very few errors of spelling, grammar, paragraphing or manuscript format.

Total Score

Also, think about these qualities:

  • Scholarly – incorporates literary research in appropriate and convincing manner, use bibliographic sources effectively, and documents sources accurately.
  • Theoretically driven – Makes a contribution to the discourse. Ties findings to a theory or theories from the social sciences.
  • Writing Style – Demonstrates an awareness of audience, is sophisticated, and is clearly throughout.
  • Organization – Has a clear sense of logical order appropriate to the content and the thesis.
  • Development – demonstrates critical thinking that is clear, insightful, in  depth, and relevant to the topic.
  • Syntax and Diction – uses sophisticated language that engages the reader; manipulates sentence length to enhance the total effect of  the essay; uses precise language  that expresses complex ideas clearly.
  • Improvement –  incorporates constructive feedback from previous assignments.

NOTES:

What would make this a better paper?

Karen L. Meyers
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ü Scholarly – incorporates literary research in appropriate and convincing manner, use bibliographic sources effectively, and documents sources accurately.

ü Theoretically driven – Makes a contribution to the discourse. Ties findings to a theory or theories from the social sciences.

ü Writing Style – Demonstrates an awareness of audience, is sophisticated, and is clearly throughout.

ü Organization – Has a clear sense of logical order appropriate to the content and the thesis.

ü Development – demonstrates critical thinking that is clear, insightful, in  depth, and relevant to the topic.

ü Syntax and Diction – uses sophisticated language that engages the reader; manipulates sentence length to enhance the total effect of  the essay; uses precise language  that expresses complex ideas clearly.

ü  Improvement –  incorporates constructive feedback from previous assignments.

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