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Archived posts from the category "Data"

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An Approachable Method for Studying Revision Plans

If you’re interested in doing research in your own classrooms, revision plans in Eli Review offer a great site of inquiry. Revision plans capture the decisions writers are making between getting feedback and revising. A revision plans shows which comments writers selected, how helpful those comments were, and how the writer plans to follow the […]

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Teaching Feedback Changes How High School Students Talk to Each Other About Writing

For the past two years, several high school teachers have been teaching writing differently. Through the Statewide Writing Research Project, 30 teacher-researchers and 1,400 students in the Oakland ISD have been working with Michigan State’s WIDE program to answer one question: “How do we teach effective writing and revision?” As part of their on-going action […]

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Seeing Comment Counts as Learning Analytics

Eli Review’s Analytics show trends in comment volume. In this post, we will demonstrate how to access comment volume data and suggest ways of interpreting it. Jeff Grabill likes to say that “you can’t teach what you can’t see.” The first thing a teacher needs to see is who is engaging in the activities and […]

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