What Is Eli Review?

Eli Review is an online course tool created by instructors for instructors to promote effective peer feedback and critical thinking.

Step 1 : Assign your learners a task

Create tasks in Eli Review to help guide learners through projects and focus their attention on specific learning goals.
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Step 2 : Guide and give feedback

Eli allows you to create reviews, checklists, and prompts in any combination to match learning goals. You can even coordinate write-review-revise cycles to encourage more timely feedback and revision.
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Step 3 : Debrief and process feedback

You can see peer feedback in real-time, helping learners make good decisions on how to revise.
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Step 4 : Plan revision

Revision plans prompt students to reflect on feedback, making their thoughts visible for themselves and for you.
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Step 5 : Analyze and iterate

See improvement in students’ drafts, in the feedback they give and receive, and in revision plans.
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Success Stories

Real comments from inspiring instructors and learners.

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Eli provided a space so that I could be there to guide my online students through the process instead of “sending them away to write.”

Regina Chanel Rodriguez, West Texas A&M University

Eli helped me guide students into meaningful practice. They took more ownership of the content and their own skill development.

Jo Lien, North Idaho College

In learning how to give effective, useful feedback, students do substantive, fundamental learning about writing that will make them better writers.

Bob Yagelski (@@ryagelski), SUNY-Albany

Eli requires me to be more concrete and descriptive about what I’m asking reviewers to identify and evaluate.

Tim Amidon (@timothyamidon), Colorado State University

In learning how to give effective, useful feedback, students do substantive, fundamental learning about writing that will make them better writers.

Jessie L. Moore (@@jessielmoore), Elon University

Latest Posts

Showcase Across the Disciplines

Faculty in 6 Disciplines Share Their Most Effective Peer Reviews Instructors talking to instructors is one of our favorite forms of peer learning, so we invited you to talk with some of Eli’s most experienced faculty. In each 30 minute session, faculty  share their most effective peer review and then take questions. Biology First-Year Writing […]

Summer 2021 Opportunities

Work Session: Design Feedback & Revision Tasks Who? This workshop is most appropriate for instructors who are familiar with Eli Review, specifically: write-review-plan tasks (Read “Evidence-Based Teaching.”) practice (Read “Your Students Aren’t Revising Enough.”) describe-evaluate-suggest (Watch Bill Hart-Davidson, PhD, explain it.) giver’s gain (Watch an instructor reflect on it and Watch an instructor reflect on […]

Building Strong Personal Connections in Peer Learning

In Fall 2020, Libby Miles, Associate Professor of English at the University of Vermont, introduced Eli Review to students in a required activity and then let them choose whether to continue peer learning for the rest of the term. She reports: Interestingly, when given the choice, every single one of my first-year students opted to […]

Workshops and Events

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Peer Learning Workshop

May 3, 2021 thru May 7, 2021
May
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Work Session: Design Feedback & Revision Tasks

May 18, 2021 thru May 18, 2021
Jun
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Workshop: Improve Your Pitch for Peer Learning

June 7, 2021 thru June 11, 2021

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Additional Resources

How Do I Get Started?

Get set up in a just a few clicks to get fast, effective results.

Browse Instructor Resources

Our extensive resources introduce you to the theories behind Eli Review and provide customized teaching materials.

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