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Multimodal Mondays: Doodling to Differentiate Revising from Editing

posted: 5.12.14 by Andrea Lunsford

Guest blogger Kaitlin Clinnin is a PhD candidate at the Ohio State University. When she isn’t busy doodling her dissertation on community in composition classrooms, she works as part of the Ohio State Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) team. She can be found on Twitter @kclinnin.


Multimodal projects can be complicated for instructors and students because of the multiple modes of representation and expression in addition to the added difficulty of working with unfamiliar technology. [read more]

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Visual Peer Review

posted: 3.28.08 by Barclay Barrios

Bring in a pile of different-colored highlighters for peer review.  You can have students use these to visually identify elements of a draft.  For example, students might highlight summary in one color and analysis in another or they might highlight the quotations.  With this strategy students can see at a glance what they’re doing in their drafts.

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Categories: Assignment Idea, Document Design, Peer Review, Revising
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Editing, Proofreading, Revising

posted: 9.11.06 by Barclay Barrios

Have students review the sections of the handbook on editing and proofreading. Use this to open a discussion about the differences between editing, proofreading, and revising. How are they different? Are they all necessary? Which do they tend to do in their own writing?

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