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New Novelist from UT-Chattanooga Relies on Eli for Teaching While on Book Tour

We hear instructors offer all kinds of reasons for using Eli Review for peer feedback and revision in their classes: their LMS tools disappoint; their students like the app’s ease of use; they like being able to see all the comments and revision plans; they like our pedagogical resources; they like our team. But, Jessica […]

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Helpfulness Ratings You Can Trust

In Eli Review, writers can rate the feedback they received from peers. Helpfulness ratings let reviewers and the instructor know if writers are getting that they need to revise.  Like Amazon’s rating system and other reputation systems, helpfulness ratings are most useful when participants share common expectations for high and low ratings. In our student […]

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Eli Review at Arizona State University

ASU faculty can register to learn more: Friday, Sept. 27, 11 AM-12 PM Arizona (requires free registration) This session showcases Eli Review courses at ASU so that instructors can: see how the app works learn how to get started in Fall B 2019 or Spring 2020. What is Eli Review? Eli Review (elireview.com) is a […]

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UCSB Introductory Biology Students Gain 5 Exam Points After 2 Write-to-Learn Peer Learning Activities

In Fall 2018, 281 students in an Introductory Biology course at the University of California Santa Barbara were assigned two writing-to-learn peer learning activities in Eli Review. Faculty members Mike Wilton, Eduardo Gonzalez, and Rolf Christofferson developed the prompts initially as part of the NSF-sponsored STEMWrite Institute. They then refined the prompts as part of […]

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A Prelude to Fall…

It is August and we are heading into our 10th Fall semester helping students and teachers! It has been a year of growth and change for the Eli Review team. Perhaps the biggest change is in that our colleague and longtime head of product Mike McLeod took a new position as Vice President and User […]

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