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#4C17 – Panels on Feedback and Revision

The College Conference on Composition and Communication will meet in Portland, Oregon, from March 15-18. We’ve compiled the sessions we’re most excited about. Some sessions relate to Eli Review directly, where presenters will share teaching or research stories, but we’ve also searched the online program for all of the sessions we could related to feedback […]

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Revision Plans Lead to Interventions

In Eli Review, a revision plan lets writers copy helpful peer comments and prioritize them in a list, adding their own notes to explain how they’ll incorporate those suggestions in their next draft. For writers, revision plans create a reflective pause between feedback and revision. In the pause, writers orient toward their larger goals before […]

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Helpfulness Ratings You Can Trust

In Eli Review, writers can rate the feedback they received based on how helpful they found it. Helpfulness ratings allow writers to show reviewers the extent to which a comment will help them revise. Writers see reviewers’ comments (with a link to the contextual location in the draft where the reviewer left that comment). Like […]

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Editorial: Lines of Sight

This post by Jeff Grabill (@grabill), co-inventor of Eli Review, was originally published by the Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology at Michigan State University, reprinted here with permission. It is the first in a three-part series on educational technology. I occupy an interesting position. The conflict of interest officials at my university describe it as “conflicted,” which […]

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Instructor Profile: Dawn Reed, Okemos High School

Dawn Reed (Twitter, LinkedIn) is an English teacher at Okemos High School in Okemos, Michigan. She is Co-Director of the Red Cedar Writing Project at Michigan State University, where she supports professional development work and coordinates research and training as part of the National Writing Project. She’s also co-authored two recent books on writing and technology: Research […]

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