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Providing Feedback on Student Writing

Providing accurate and timely feedback is essential for doctoral students to help develop the skills required to produce doctoral-level academic writing. Listed below are articles, books and additional resources to assist with providing constructive feedback to students.

 

This first article, Responding to Student Writing: Ideas for Creating "Instructive and Portable" Conversations, is from the University of Connecticut, Greater Hartford Writing Center. It provides guidelines and tips for successful response practices.

Responding to Student Writing

Retrieved from http://wcenter.hartford.uconn.edu/resources-for-faculty/ - Responding-to-Student-Writing

 

This second article, A Brief Guide to Responding to Student Writing, is from the Harvard Writing Project series. This is a brief guide that provides guidelines to reading and responding to the paper or essay.

BG Responding To Student Writing

Retrieved from http://writingproject.fas.harvard.edu/pages/teaching-guides

 

Caffarella, R. S., & Barnett, B. G. (2000). Teaching doctoral students to become scholarly writers: The importance of giving and receiving critiques. Studies in Higher Education, 25(1), 39-52.

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Retrieved from the Elihu Burritt Library and the EBSCOhost database (360LINK).

 

Can, G., & Walker, A. (2011). A model for doctoral students' perceptions and attitudes toward written feedback for academic writing. Research in Higher Education, 52(5), 508-536.

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Retrieved from the Elihu Burritt Library and the EBSCOhost database (360LINK).

 

Humphrey, R., & Simpson, B. (2012). Writes of passage: Writing up qualitative data as a threshold concept in doctoral research. Teaching in Higher Education, 17(6), 735-746.

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Retrieved from the Elihu Burritt Library and the EBSCOhost database (360LINK).

 

Paltridge, B. & Starfield, S. (2007). Thesis and dissertation writing in a second language: A handbook for Supervisors. Oxon: Routledge.

Thesis Writing

Retrieved from http://www.eng11.com/uploads/5/7/7/9/57799873/thesis_writing.pdf

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