"Adapting Editorial Peer Review of Webtexts for Classroom Use"


Ball, Cheryl E. (2013). Adapting editorial peer review of webtexts for classroom use. Writing & Pedagogy. Firewalled at http://www.equinoxjournals.com/WAP/index


This article picks up, literally, where another one leaves off: “Assessing Scholarly Multimedia: A Rhetorical Genre-Studies Approach” in Technical Communication Quarterly (Ball, 2012). In that article, I describe how I have brought my editorial-mentoring work with Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, which exclusively publishes “born digital” media-rich scholarship, into undergraduate and graduate writing classes. This article describes how the process of editorial peer-review translates into students’ peer-review workshops in those same writing classes.

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