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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Hack: #Hashtag Comments in Eli Review

At Eli Review, we love to hack the app so that instructors can guide students in giving and using better feedback. #Hashtags are used to identify topics. On social media platforms like Twitter, searching a #hashtag will show all the posts that include it. Mike Edwards from Washington State University first shared the idea of […]

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Professional Development Workshop Schedule

Instructors use Eli Review to assign online peer learning that increases students’ critical thinking and engagement. Seeing the app work helps instructors imagine how Eli can fit in their own syllabus. That’s where our free online professional development workshops start.  Participants share a syllabus blurb or talking points for explaining why peer feedback is valuable. Then, […]

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