Canvas: M-Write - Student Guide for Completing Peer Review

Overview

This document details how to complete peer review using Canvas and the M-Write Peer Review tool.

Contents

Submit Peer Review

  1. On the Canvas course page, click the M-Write Peer Review tab.

    canvas - m-write peer review tab

  2. Click START REVIEW for the applicable assignment.
    Notes:
    • Complete one peer review at a time.
    • You may complete the peer reviews in any order.
  3. Click DOWNLOAD.

    canvas - peer review page

  4. Read the peer review guidelines.
  5. Respond to each criterion by entering your comments in the text field.
    Notes:
    • Verify that you are submitting comments for the correct submission.
    • You must respond to each criterion in order to submit the review.
    • Any text you enter will be lost if you close out of the peer review page without clicking Submit.
    • You can only submit each peer review once. You will not be able to go back and edit your submission once you’ve submitted it.

    Sample response:

    canvas - peer review page with sample student entry

  6. Click SUBMIT.

View Peer Review of Your Assignments

  1. On the Canvas course page, click the M-Write Peer Review tab.

    canvas - m-write peer review tab

  2. Click REVIEWS I RECEIVED for the applicable assignment under the Completed work section.

View Peer Reviews You Gave

  1. On the Canvas course page, click the M-Write Peer Review tab.

    canvas - m-write peer review tab

  2. Click REVIEWS I GAVE for the applicable assignment under the Completed work section.

Provide Feedback on the Quality of the Reviews You Received

  1. On the Canvas course page, click the M-Write Peer Review tab.

    canvas - m-write peer review tab

  2. Click START EVALUATION under the applicable assignment.
    Notes:
    • You must wait until you receive a review to evaluate it. The link text will change from NOT RECEIVED to START EVALUATION once the peer review has been submitted.
    • If your peer review evaluations aren't mandatory, scroll to the bottom of the REVIEWS I RECEIVED window and click the Rate this Evaluation button.
  3. Select the applicable Please rate the overall effectiveness of this review radio button.

    canvas - m-write peer review - review received/evaluation window

  4. If applicable, enter comments in the Please provide any additional feedback on this review field.
  5. Click SUBMIT.

Sample Review Feedback:

canvas - m-write sample peer review feedback

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019