Peer Review Assignments (Sociology 490S)

For the first peer review assignment, you will read and review two of your teammates’ research proposals. Your grade will be determined by your completion of two tasks for each review. First, carefully read through each Research Proposal, and make comments using the Track Changes and Comment features in Word. Follow the Guidelines for Peer Review document and the instructions for in-text commentary found on the first page of the Peer Review Worksheet. Second, thoroughly complete the questions in the Peer Review Worksheet for each research proposal. This assignment is worth 5% of your final grade.

For the second peer review assignment, you will read and review the Results section of two other students’ papers. You will complete two tasks for each paper under review. First, carefully read through each student’s Results section, and make comments as you read using the Track Changes and Comment features in Word. Second, write one, double-spaced page of commentary on each Results section you read, that speaks to each of the five graded categories on the rubric. Following the Guidelines for Peer Review document, be sure that your written review is characterized by positive phrasing, concreteness, and focus. This assignment is worth 5% of your final grade.