The assignment is basically providing feedback to 1 article, by answering 4 parts, a complete and satisfying answer.
Find in the attachment a file that needs to be revise, and when revising keep in mind:
1. Task Details:
Your role as an editor is a critical one, as you will help determine which arguments are deserving of being read by thousands students.
In your role as editor, you’re asked to choose among three possible recommendations for the submission:
Accept with Revisions
Revise and Resubmit
In reviewing the manuscript with these recommendations in mind, you’re asked to answer some questions that are designed to help you analyze the piece and organize your thoughts.
Your responsibility here is to provide evidence-based feedback to the author that explains and justifies your decision. You will be awarded points to the degree to which you engage with the editorial process, the quality of your remarks, and the relative amount of feedback.
2. To Provide Quality Feedback:
– Focus on explaining your experience as a reader
– Empathize with other readers and consider how they might experience the piece
– Support all your observations and suggestions with lots (and lots) of evidence
– Be detailed, thoughtful, and thorough in your comments
You are asked to provide feedback on submissions that are designed to be:
– Relevant and compelling to the audiences of OSU;
– Rhetorically savvy in their use of language, tone, and style in alignment with their target audiences;
– Focused in scope and size, typically ranging between 300 and 600 words.
– BACK UP YOUR COMMENTS WITH EVIDENCE.
*Your review will be guided by a series of questions; please read the following questions, and answer it in a separate word file for each one:
Q1. Trait Identification: Choose
Please return to this question AFTER you have responded to the other prompts. Once you have given thorough and careful consideration to the manuscript, please indicate here your final editorial recommendation.
ACCEPT WITH REVISIONS
REVISE AND RESUBMIT
Q2. Scaled Responses: Rate it from 0 to 10, and explain the rating ‘”use evidences”:
1. How compelling do you consider this piece of writing to be for the audiences of OSU and readers of The Exchange? Specifically, why so?
2. How rhetorically aware do you find this piece of writing to be—with its use of language, tone, and style, for example—in attempting to connect with the target audiences of The Exchange? Specifically, why so?
Q3. Contextual Comments:
Determine the weaknesses in the text and help to fix it. Need to use quotes for each one.
Q4. *****Final Letter*****:
In this space, please compose your formal Editor’s Letter to the author. We encourage you to begin by articulating the author’s argument as you see it; this way you build credibility as a reviewer by showing that you understand what they’re trying to accomplish and how they’re going about it.
Your letter might then elaborate on your experience as a reader. How do you respond to the rhetorical approach the writer has chosen? How might others respond? What is working particularly well and why do you think so? How do you consider the writer’s use of support for their claims? How are you engaging with the ideas of the piece, the language and tone used to convey them, and their specific arrangement?
Then, provide evidence-based feedback to the author that explains and supports your editorial decision of (Accept with Revisions, Revise and Resubmit, or Decline Submission). Your credibility as an editor and your overall decision will depend upon how well you articulate why you are making such a recommendation.
In all cases, authors have the opportunity to revisit their piece before moving forward in the publication process. Therefore, you’re strongly encouraged as an editor to provide feedback with specific suggestions for how the author might further develop the submission to be even more compelling.
Please keep in mind that your editorial decision will help determine which arguments will be read by thousands of students. The decisions you make as an editor are a reflection of what you think really matters, and what writing you believe has the power to actually persuade belief and behavior.
Please your work needs to be accurate and specific.