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Summer 2021 Opportunities

Eli Review is a course tool for instructors by instructors to support peer feedback and revision. Check out these free professional development opportunities.

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This Question Turns 1 Peer Review into 2

If your course schedule asks students to write a full draft before a peer review, you can add one additional revision opportunity by asking this question: Which part of the full draft most affects its success? That’s the partial draft where peer learning can have a big impact.  Asking writers to share what they’ve written […]

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Feedback Partners, Fall 2021

Eli Review is an online course tool created by instructors for instructors to promote effective feedback and critical thinking. We are working on new features to support large lecture courses enrolling 200+ students.  We are looking for partners to support the design of peer feedback activities in large lecture courses across the disciplines. Partners will […]

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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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