Reading, Writing, and Chemistry Are Potent Mix

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Science  31 Aug 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5535, pp. 1610
DOI: 10.1126/science.293.5535.1610

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Borrowing a page from scientific peer review, reformers at the University of California, Los Angeles, decided to have students grade each other's papers using a computer program called Calibrated Peer Review (CPR). Four years later, more than 16,000 students in chemistry, biology, economics, and other departments at more than 100 institutions have used the writing technique to learn more about their subjects.