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Peer Reviews in Canvas

Canvas peer review assignments are a great opportunity for students to learn from one another and to collaborate. Students can provide feedback to each other in the form of comments, annotations, or teacher assigned rubrics. Peer reviews can also be assigned to show student names or display anonymously.

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How to Use Peer Review in Canvas

To assist students with peer reviews, provide them with a rubric or clear instructions on what type of feedback they are to provide to one another. Below are several resources.


Instructor Guides:

How do I use peer review assignments in a course? (opens in a new window)

How do I create a peer review assignment?

How do I use peer review discussions in a course?

How do I create a peer review discussion?


Guides to provide students in your class:


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