Peer review in an economics writing course: the Pen is still mightier than the SWoRD,
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Jennifer Imazeki, Economics ...
Jennifer Imazeki, Economics
Scaffolded Writing and Reviewing in the Disciplines(SWoRD) is a web-based peer-review system. One of the primary innovations of SWoRD, relative to other peer review tools, is the scoring algorithm through which peer review scores are converted into student grades for both writing and reviewing. In this session, I will discuss my experience with SWoRD, which I used in Spring 2011 for an upper-division writing course for economics majors, replacing my previous system of ‘manual’ peer review (i.e., students swapping papers)
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