Peer feedback helps students develop their analytical and communication skills. Consider this additional gain — feedback also encourages students to engage with the course standards. Let your students use your grading rubric to guide their feedback content. In this way, they will also be considering the main aspects of how you will grade their work.
Add peer feedback to your bag of instructor tricks. This entry builds on my oral communication skills feedback post three years ago. In that post, I urged use of peer feedback to enhance students’ oral advocacy.