National Collegiate Honors Council


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Published in Honors in Practice, volume 2. Copyright 2006 National Collegiate Honors Council.


Instructors of writing courses have used peer review in their classes for many years, but there is clear application in other disciplines, especially in honors courses in which instructors expect students to be actively engaged in the learning process and students are more likely to possess greater critical thinking skills. Indeed, because most honors courses are writing intensive, potentially all honors faculty are writing teachers.