As part of this course you will be reviewing, commenting on, and marking other students’ assignments. This is a mandatory part of the course: failure to complete peer reviews will result in a mark down on your final grade.

How to do peer review well

How to do peer review bad

Performing good peer review is difficult! In graduate school we are taught to criticize and tear down others’ work and find the flaws. We need to be better at this and not just criticize, but highlight good aspects and suggest how to improve the work. This is still a habit I am struggling to break, so start working on it now before you leave grad school.


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