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Summer Workshop Schedule

Many writing programs and courses across the disciplines use Eli Review to assign an online peer learning routine that helps students fully engage in the writing process. 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 […]

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Promoting Strong Feedback Cultures

Tim Amidon and Colorado State University’s English department invited Jeff Grabill, Bill Hart-Davidson, and Melissa Meeks to contribute to the “Raising the Bar” series hosted by the Reinvention Collaborative. The Reinvention Collaborative seeks to bring the scholarship of teaching and learning to conversations about transforming curriculum. They invite disciplinary experts to share their work in […]

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Release Notes: May 16 and Preview of Dashboard

NOTE: On Saturday, May 16, at 6 AM, the app may be offline for a few minutes. Users who return to an open tab later may also need to sign out and sign back in. A 24/7/365 web service like Eli requires consistent updates to address our ever growing list of teacher and student users […]

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Reading the Room in Online Peer Feedback

Teachers adjust their pace and goals based on reading the room. We ask questions like  who’s prepared? what’s clicking or not? what are students saying to each other? who’s engaged? who can help other students? who needs extra help? how’s everybody doing overall? Those cues depend on face-to-face, synchronous interaction in a shared physical space, […]

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Responding to COVID-19 in Summer 2020

Eli Review is an online resource for teachers and students who use peer learning – students sharing work, doing peer reviews, and planning revisions based on feedback – in their courses. Eli’s structured writing process with built-in moments for reflection can help provide continuity of instruction during remote teaching. As campuses are making plans to […]

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