Re: [evonline2002_webheads] Digest Number 1153
Just to add to what Aiden suggested--I like to use the
little Text Box inserts in the Art Palette--you can
create forms, such as clouds or balloons, and use
different colors for different types of comments, e.g.
blue for grammar, yellow for structural revisions,
I have a little paper with directions on this at my
Website. Got to the Tools for Technology-using
Teachers and you'll see it. The directions are
specifically for MS Word for Mac, but apply equally to
WinDOS. If you are using Word Perfect or AppleWorks, I
am sure there is the equivalent feature.
> Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 17:43:06 -0700 (PDT)http://www.techlearning.com/shared/printableArticle.jhtml?articleID=18902829
> From: Aiden Yeh <aidenyeh@...>
> Subject: Re: Commenting on assignments?
> Hi Chrissan,
> If you're students are using Word, you could use the
> 'insert comment' or 'Tracking' feature. I found
> these links to show you how it's done.
> I hope this helps.
> Chrissan <christina_ljunggren@...> wrote:
> Sorry for double posting ;-)
> Dear friends,am I the only one drowning under all
> the assignments
> waiting to be commented upon at this time of the
> I'm using a lot of WWWP during my courses and I
> always end up with
> having to print a lot of the results to be able to
> give appropriate
> comments. This makes my work-load heavier than I
> think it needs to be.
> What I'm in need of is an easily mastered tool which
> helps me to put
> my comments directly into my students' written
> debris (!) and not
> having to do it at the end of the last page. My
> students' written
> productions are not of academical proportions but
> they are numerous
> and in need of frequent comments. And I don't always
> mean comments 'in
> red' but a lot of patting on the shoulder and 'way
> to go's!
> Does anybody know of such a soft-ware? Preferably
> free-ware and where
> 'easy to handle' is the operative word!
> Eagerly waiting for a lifebuoy,