"Speed Dating" Peer-Review Writing Workshops - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it

"Like any classroom activity, however, workshops can grow stale if they always follow the same form. Throughout a given semester, then, I vary the format of our workshops to focus on certain skills or elements of writing.One of my favorite workshop formats is “introductions speed dating.” As the title should indicate, this workshop focuses on students’ introductions, helping them think about how their initial paragraph(s) draw readers into their arguments—or fail to do so."

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