This Flash tutorial presents actual
cases of peer feedback and the reactions to this feedback by the
authors. These cases illustrate the kinds of feedback that causes
great annoyance to authors, and finishes with positive examples of
The features of feedback that cause annoyance and appreciation
in authors were derived from research on peer feedback in the SWoRD system
in the Schunn lab.
However, this tutorial is designed to be of relevance to all settings
in which peer feedback on writing is used.
Click on "Launch Tutorial" to the left to begin the
tutorial. The tutorial comes with spoken dialog–adjust your
computer volume appropriately. For the hearing impaired, please
click on the 'Notes' butten to see the text fo the dialog.
This tutorial is free for use in classroom settings. Questions
and comments should be directed to Christian Schunn,
Professor of Psychology, Learning Sciences and Policy, and Intelligent Systems, University of Pittsburgh.