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Peer Review for 570 Students

Eli Broad College of Business Associate Professor Brian Jacobs shared a peer learning activity for large-scale classes using Eli Review at Michigan State University’s Teaching and Learning Spring Conference, May 9-11. In this blog post, we summarize his conference presentation. The Problem of Assigning Writing in Large Lectures Jacobs regularly teaches the introductory lecture course SCM […]

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Shallow Swim: Describing Eli Review Users and Activity

Last week’s “Deep Dive” analyzed quantity of tasks assigned in Eli Review over the past few years. This week’s post marks important milestones in the mix and moxy of our users. By themselves, many of these numbers may seem unremarkable. But taken together, we are reminded of just how many students and teachers we’ve been […]

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Deep Dive: Did Eli Review move the needle in 2015-2016?

For the past two years, our team at Eli Review has been making a distinction between educational technologies and learning technologies. Most recently, Bill Hart-Davidson explained it this way: Educational technologies help students, teachers, and administrators accomplish goals associated with schooling, but not necessarily associated with learning and teaching.  Examples: Student-information systems Learning Management Systems […]

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“We’ve Been Listening” – 6 Years of Eli Review and #cwcon

Eli Review and Computers & Writing have a long history. Bill Hart-Davidson and I first introduced Eli publicly at #cwcon 2010 in Purdue. Eli was still in its prototype stage when we introduced it – we hadn’t even added the “Review” to its name yet, and you can see in the slides from our 2010 […]

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Turning Comment Digests into Wordle Word Clouds

Eli Review’s review comment digest allows instructors to download all comments exchanged by students as a CSV file that can be searched and sorted and transformed in any number of interesting ways. One very simple transformation is creating a word cloud. There are many free word cloud tools online, but one that we recommend is wordle.net, […]

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