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#4C18 – Panels on Feedback and Revision

The College Conference on Composition and Communication will meet in Kansas City, Missouri on March 14-17. 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 […]

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Student Reflections: “The Broccoli Was Worth it”

We’ve written before about peer learning as being a bit like broccoli. It’s good for you more than good to you, especially the first bite. The best surprises we get are students’ end-of-term comments. We’re sharing some of these comments here (with their instructor’s permission) as a celebration of the change that peer learning can […]

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#4C18 Full-Day Workshop on Peer Learning

The Eli Review Team will be leading a full-day workshop at the 2018 meeting of the College Conference on Composition and Communication (#4c18) in Kansas City, Missouri. Title: W.06 – Focusing on Students’ Labor: Becoming an Evidence-Based Coach of Effective Peer Learning in Writing (First-Year and Beyond) [see page 18 of official workshop descriptions] Date: Wednesday, […]

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1st Teaching Goal of 2018: Turn Rehearsal into Practice

The first peer review in a new term of the new year is a fresh start with a new community of learners. It’s exciting. And no doubt mostly unhelpful. Don’t worry. It’s not you. It’s not what you said or didn’t say. It’s not what you had students read or write to prepare. It’s not […]

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Publication: NSF-funded [email protected] Shares Strategies for Better Science through Rhetoric

The Eli Review team congratulates the Science Writing and Rhetorical Training Program at the University of Rhode Island (or [email protected] for short) for the best affirmation of a helpful feedback environment from a student evaluation that we have ever read. In their newly published article for Technical Communication Quarterly, they report: One student described Graduate […]

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