Sunday, February 2, 2014

Blog Post Assignment #3

My Thoughts On Peer Editing

Peer editing is a very helpful way of getting different perspectives and feedback on a writing assignment. I personally believe that peer editing is the best way to improve any writing assignment and to make it more appealing to whatever audience you are writing for. Successful peer editing can help you find mistakes you might have missed or help you simply present your information in a way that is more understandable to the readers. Also, having that interaction with a fellow learner is a key component to the educational process.

Peer Editing

When peer editing someone's writing, the key to doing it successfully is to simply care as much as you would if it were your own writing. If you aren't going to actually try to help them then there is no point in even reading their work. Pointing out what they did well, and possibly what they did not do well; is all it takes to help them out. Regularly peer editing other people's writing can actually lead to you doing better writing yourself. Peer editing is a win-win scenario for both parties.

Peer Editing Information
What is Peer Editing?
Peer Edit With Perfection Tutorial
Writing Peer Review Top 10 Mistakes


  1. You are right! Peer editing is a win-win scenario for both parties. I think that by reviewing someone else's writing, helps me to see mistakes in my own writing and leads me to become a better writer like you stated. I enjoy when someone reviews my writing because it helps me see another approach to a topic that I may not have thought of. Sometimes I find myself quickly reviewing a classmate's writing when peer reviewing, but I have to stop and actually take time on their paper because I want my reviewer to give clear constructive critisicm to me as well. Peer reviewing can be a tricky thing to do, but as long as you point out the things the writer did well and a few things they can improve on you will be a great peer editor!

  2. Good job on having working links and alt/title modifiers for your picture. However, you didn't really talk specifically about any of the sources. It's always a good idea to briefly summarize each source so your readers have a bit of background information!